Part I - The Funeral
1 Cor. Thou fool, that which thou sowest is not quickkened, except it die.
John 12:24 Verily, verily, I say unto you, Except a corn of what fall into the ground and die, it abideth alone: but if it die, it bringeth forth much fruit.
Romans 6: 5 For if we have been planted together in the likeness of his death, we shall be also in the likeness of his resurrection. 6 Knowing this, that our old man is crucified with him, that the body of sin might be destroyed, that henceforth we should not serve sin. 7 For he that is dead is freed from sin.
Col. 3:3 For ye are dead, and your life is hid with Christ in God.
Heb. 2:14 For as much then as the children are partakers of flesh and blood, he also himself likewise took part of the same, that through death he might destroy him that had the power of death, that is, the devil.
Part II - The Planting
Genesis 8:22 While the earth remaineth, seedtime and harvest, and cold and heat, and summer and winter, and day and night shall not cease.
Gal. 6:7 Be not deceived: God is not mocked, for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.