IN seeking to impart spiritual truth, Christ Jesus and his disciples, as well as the prophets of earlier times, drew frequent inspiration from their observations of nature. Seedtime, growth, fruitage, harvest—these and many others of like character are repeatedly employed as object lessons throughout the Scriptures, because of the simple analogy they present to the processes of spiritual growth and development.
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