Sunday, April 22, 2012

Evanglism and Harvest

Bible Study this morning we discussed evangelism and the passage about the harvest is ready. The leader said their Dallas class had not previously heard a Kansas farm boy analogy: "Not everyone drives the combine at harvest. A successful harvest requires a bunch of people each performing their significant duties. If not, the combine eventually sits idle or has to unload the grain on the ground."

Thursday, April 19, 2012


Imagination: Destructive or Creative and healing. Depends on the image and how it is used. A positiveley powerful imagination receives and creates images correlating with and pleasing to the one whom created you in His image.

God sometimes speaks to us in images, yielding Powerful, Positive Imagination. Other sources lead to Powerful, Destructrive Imagination.

Blindly encouraging imagination, resembles randomly encouraging a driver via cell phone conversation, "Step on the gas."

See Christ, Believe Christ, Achieve with Christ!


Rick E. Meyer
See, Believe, Achieve Inc.

Monday, April 16, 2012

Wisdom and Winning

Keep the Faith! God's Wisdom far exceeds ours, and His Victories are often beyond the world's recognition and comprehension.

See Christ, Believe Christ, Achieve with Christ!

Rick E. Meyer
See, Believe, Achieve Inc.

Sunday, April 8, 2012

Words and Raindrops

The farmers’ smiles and optimism escalated as the gentle rain descended upon their farmland for several hours. “This soaking rain, answers our prayers.”

“Can’t imagine too much, if any, running off. We probably had a couple of inches” observes another—heads nod in agreement.

The minimal force with which the rain fell, enable soil pores to remain open. This factor optimized the soil’s rate of infiltration, which exceeded the rate of rainfall. Consequently, the soil absorbed all the rain—preventing run-off.

Absorbed rain provides a plethora of crop production benefits. The water provides moisture for seed germination, plant growth, herbicide activation, and nutrient uptake for certain plant nutrients. Water opens the double-layered clay soils, enhancing root-growth and nutrient availability of nutrients attached to the cations (cat-ions) in the clay soils.

This water loosens all soil, reducing or eliminating compaction and hard-pans to enable root penetration into the subsoil for additional water as well as benefit plant stability. Absorbed water during the winter months, provides freezing and thawing of the soil which increases it productivity through greater fragmentation.

These benefits occur with patience—let the rain soak in before driving or cultivating the soil, or lose some of the benefits. Steady, gentle rain produces more fruit, maximizing yield.

Conversely, a hard rain of the same volume often proves detrimental. Greater kinetic energy may result in a crust or surface seal, reducing or eliminating infiltration. This results in run-off of the rainwater, carrying productive soil off the field. Soil and water low in sodium results in reduced infiltration or less water absorbed into the soil. Jesus also warns about lacking salt, results rest in physical science as well as spirituality.

Intense rain reduces fruit production, minimizing yield.

Are you speaking a message of a soft, gentle, steady rain, yield much fruit? A soft absorbing message and a soft voice are two distinct factors. Tortures may whisper softly to their victims, while carrying a devastating message.

When speaking an intense message, regardless of volume, remember to include the salt of Jesus’ love, mercy, grace and forgiveness resulting from confession and repentance. Jesus’ salt, like appropriate sodium in soil, will open their pores to absorb your message. To avoid "run-off" and erosion, restrict the rate and volume of the message to the level of your audiences absorbtion rate--ability to comprehend and apply.

When carrying the message and love of Christ, your listeners will smile like farmers during a steady, gentle rain.

See Christ, Believe Christ, Achieve with Christ!

Rick E. Meyer
See, Believe, Achieve Inc.

Monday, April 2, 2012

Holy Spirit and Albino Soybean Plants

Another excerpt from the same paper referenced below.

Jim also became the world’s first scientist to develop an albino soybean plant, I only heard of this from Dad as he relayed the story Jim shared with him. This achievement required an estimated 13,000 to 15,000 trials before attaining success. When I spoke with Jim last summer, he no longer recalled.

Unfortunately, fellow scientist(s) broke into his lab stealing some of his research data. This led to his departure from science within a few years later. Attaining a pure white soybean plant was nearly impossible for world’s best scientists, at least in the early 1980s. Albinos are rare in nearly all of nature.

This reminds us of the impossibility of our heart and soul attaining purity, represented by pure white, on our own merits. We must be born, injected with the genetics of Spirit and worship Him in truth.

As other scientist(s) applied every known distraction and deception to prevent Jim from creating the albino soybean plant, the enemy Satan attempts to distract and deceive man from attaining an albino soul through knowing Jesus Christ—His death and resurrection for our sins.

Satan also attempts to distract and deceive us from developing a full relationship with the Holy Spirit. This relationship includes speaking with and hearing Him through our heart, mind and soul. His voice’s correlation with scripture equals 1.0. God-the Trinity-must agree with His Word.

Any voice correlation less than 1.0, originates from someone other than God. John 14:16 refers to the Spirit with the Greek word, paraclētos or paraclete (Ferguson 1996, 36-56), these contain definitions similar with a defense attorney defending us against the accuser, diabolos (devil).

Additionally, Jesus explains the defense attorney, the Holy Spirit, converses with the God the Father, the Judge, and the Son (Letham, 58). In other words, we are caught driving the stolen car from the crime scene with the smoking gun whose ballistics match the killing bullet, additionally the entire crime-a digital video recorder captures our every action.

If we confess of our crime, admitting we have no hope of innocence on our own merit; we are defended by defense attorney who is the Judge’s triplet brother (not intended to represent a perfect analogy of the trinity, yet close), and who plays golf with Him daily.

God reveals this plant science, genetics, connection to me for the first time in thirty years while writing this paper. I spoke with Jim and Jerry on the phone last summer for the first time since the mid-1980s while completing my book Running on Faith, I called verifying information I wrote about them. They remain as friendly as ever all these years later.

The Holy Spirit, along with God the Father, and the Son Lord Jesus Christ, is eternally God. He provides birth and genetics of eternal life through Jesus Christ’s death and resurrection. He lives in our hearts, convicting us of our sin, helping, defending and comforting us as we seek to grow in our originally designed image of God.

See Christ, Believe Christ, Achieve purity from Christ!


Rick E. Meyer
See, Believe, Achieve Inc.

Holy Spirit: Tomatos and Potatos

This is an excerpt from an assignment paper submitted for "Gospels" class.

In John 3:6 Jesus says that which is born of the flesh is flesh, and that which is born of the Spirit is Spirit. In the late 1970s and early 1980s, world-renowned plant scientists, Jim Shepherd and Jerry Uyemoto, from Kansas State University visited our farm in north-central Kansas.

Initially they conducted research, they and their families soon became our friends, staying in our home as guests to hunt doves and pheasants.

Even though my parents formal education consisted of a high school diplomas from small, rural schools; they enjoyed my parents humble, serving personalities and thought patterns.

In December 1981, Jim and his wife Flo invited us to Manhattan to watch Kansas State and Louisville compete in basketball. The previous spring Louisville defeated K-State in Elite Eight in a heart-breaker on their way to the national championship.

In the afternoon, before Jack Hartman’s quad defeated Denny Crum’s defending champions, Jim provided my dad and I a tour of his laboratory in Waters Hall on K-State’s campus. I looked through a $100,000 microscope, the absolute best at the time, at a bunch of cells.

Jim was the world’s first to develop a plant that was genetically 50 percent potato and 50 percent tomato. He combined the genetic codes of tomatoes and potatoes. That which was born of the potato genetics was potato, and that which was born of the tomato genetics was tomato.

This plant consisted of two fruits, yet one plant; equivocally believers are sinners and saints until we enter heaven. We are born with solely the genetics of the flesh, the genetics of sin.

Just as the Jim’s plant required a scientist to inject tomato genetics into the potato genetics, we need Jesus Christ and the Holy Spirit to inject the Spirit genetics into our flesh genetics. Neither the potato, a below ground vegetable of the earth, nor us can achieve this on our own—we depend on another! The above ground tomato is a fruit-fruits of the Spirit-and red—symbolically representing Christ’s blood.

How do we determine whether the tomato or potato produces the greatest yields?

Fertilizer and management determine the yield. If we fertilize and manage for the below ground potato, it will flourish while the tomato diminishes producing little if any fruit. If we fertilize and manage for the tomato, it will produce abundant fruit.

Equivocally, we must choose to fertilize and manage our below ground nature of the flesh, or our above ground fruit, the genetics of the Holy Spirit. Wisdom mandates Christians fertilize and manage for abundant fruits of the Spirit. Our nutrients arrive from scripture, prayer, worship, devotion, and relationships with other believers.

We open our roots to the uptake of proper water and nutrients. The plant fails in earning water and nutrients, rather accepts them as they interact with their leaves and roots; we fail earning being born of the Spirit, Spiritual genetics, other than repenting and confessing with His conviction, believing in Christ and accepting all the spiritual nutrients available in our environments.

One is unable to deceive a plant with improper nutrients; they arrive as truth. Plant health and yield depend upon physical and chemical soil environment congruent with the plant’s design. Jesus Christ and the Holy Spirit provide proper physical and chemical soil environment for our Spiritual health and yield, are truth we must worship, speak, and write in truth.

Submit to Jesus Christ and the Holy Spirit, fertilize and manage for the Fruit of the vine / Spirit in your life.

See Christ, Believe Christ, Achieve with Christ!


Rick E. Meyer
See, Believe, Achieve Inc.

Power of Light

I craved temporary death the last five miles of the Boston Marathon, seeking relief from the knife-piercing pain of dehydration.

Do you crave complete relief from the exhaustion of responsibilities pushing you to the edge of emotional, physical, and spiritual collapse?

Do you believe Christ desires great achievements in your life, yet you remain unsure how to complete them?

Where does the energy to achieve Christ’s plans for your life originate?

First, let us examine the components of energy. Albert Einstein discovered the Theory of Relativity in the early Twentieth Century,
E =mc2 (E = Energy, m = mass, and c = speed of light).
This equation revealed all matter has the same energy per ounce.

For example, a ounce of straw has the same energy as a ounce of uranium. Mass equals matter, operating as wavelengths. Other forms of wavelengths include light, sound, and thoughts. Yes, the speed of light influences the quantity of your energy.

I studied this formula a multitude of times since junior high science. Recently, a new pondering came to light while reviewing the Theory of Relativity. Is all light equal? I previously believed all light molecules are equal in speed—670,616,629 MPH—thus equal in energy.

Conversely, molecules from created light pale in power to the Creator’s light, the Light of Christ, (C) (John 1:3-5,9). Christ contains the purest, brightest, and fastest light. E=mC>E=mc2

Energy = mass*Christ (Light of the World) > Energy=mass*speed of light2

Instead of receiving temporary death at Boston, my soul cried out those final five miles.
Lord, I need you!
I can’t, You can, we are.
It is not me, but Christ who is in me.
I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me (Philippians 4:13).

Christ provided sufficient energy for my race completion. Despite nearly walking the last four miles, I placed forty-ninth overall in a dissappointing time of 2:27. I then recovered for over two hours in the post-race medical tent where I received two-liters of IV’s for re-hydration.

A newspaper reporter who interviewed me upon entering the tent uttered surprised as I departed, "Your're still alive?"

When seeking your source of energy to achieve Christ’s will for your life, submit your physical, emotional, and spiritual mass, your heart, soul, and mind to the Light of Christ who provides miraculous energy.

This submission invites Christ’s exponential increase of your existence, just as He also increased the mass—the filling power—of the fish and bread when feeding the crowds of five-thousand men, plus the women and children (Matthew 14:13-21). E=mC provides sufficient energy for the completion of your race, along with hydration from the water with which you will never thirst again (John 4:14).

See Christ, Believe Christ, Achieve with the Light of Christ!

Rick E. Meyer
See, Believe, Achieve Inc.

(Originally posted July 2011--recently submitted for Christian Jouranlism devotional at Dallas Theological Seminary)