Quote – Bob Goff says God plants seed, not sod.

“We plant sod where God wants 2 plant seed. He’s more interested in growing our character than having us look finished.” – @bobgoff

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We so badly want to look good, especially church people. God’s not particularly interested in how we look, or what our reputation is like. Bob Goff gets at our tendency to focus on the visible externals and the short-term solution. Both of those are antithetical to real spiritual growth.

“We plant sod where God wants 2 plant seed. He’s more interested in growing our character than having us look finished.”

Bob Goff is a speaker, writer, lawyer and activist. His book Love Does is a reflection on how to get actively involved in making a difference in the world.


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