The next time you eat an apple, take one of the seeds in your hand and examine it. With the naked eye, you will see only that seed. However, within that seed are millions of apples like the one you have taken the seed from. Within that one seed are thousands of apple trees. Within that one seed are hundreds of apple orchards. Within that one seed are thousands of apple products such as apple juice, apple butter, apple sauce and yes, even apple pies. When you throw away that one seed, you are throwing away all of the above.
When God created us, He created within us all sorts of potential and possibilities. What we have inside of us could change the world. We throw away those small things with the greatest potential because we see them as having no worth, no value and no importance. Let's not discount small things. Some of our smallest ideas might be the key to our greatest successes.
Now back to the apple seed. The one you just examined. The one with all the possibilities. The seed that is from the tree that God called forth on the third day of creation. The seed that is a foreshadowing of another seed that saved us from our sins because God raised Him from the dead on the third day. Yes, Jesus Christ is the seed of our success. Jesus Christ is our possibility within us. Yes, Jesus Christ is the source of all our potential.
The next time you eat an apple, remember you can count the seeds in the apple, but only God can count the apples in the seed. You might think you know what you can do based on what you can see, but only God knows for sure. God knows what you can do based on the potential and possibilities within. Like the apple seed, you have a lot inside you that you don't even realize.