In this MST3K short from 1960, two city kids spend the summer on their uncle’s dairy farm, where they learn all about modern approaches to milk production, and also how to climb a rope in the barn.
And God said, “Let the earth put forth vegetation, plants yielding seed, and fruit trees bearing fruit in which is their seed, each according to its kind, upon the earth.” And it was so. The earth brought forth vegetation, plants yielding seed according to their own kinds, and trees bearing fruit in which is their seed, each according to its kind. And God saw that it was good. And there was evening and there was morning, a third day.
Our entire neighborhood was once rolling hills of pasture and farmland. A couple of years ago, a kickball accidentally landed in a dense stand of trees, vines, thorns, and weeds, at the back of our property.
When the seed is planted, and it lands on good soil, the Lord can do beautiful things with it, and the Christian servants it yields are for GOD’S GLORY, not mine or anyone else’s.
The lesson is so clear when Jesus teaches it. If you are dieing or anemic and weak spiritually, you have no further to look that what you have been doing… or NOT doing to build up your spiritual soil.