Let us ask our Father in Heaven for wisdom and understanding of the parable of the tares, in the name of Jesus The Christ.
Matthew 13:24 Another parable put he forth unto them, saying, The kingdom of heaven is likened unto a man which sowed good seed in his field:
Our Lord spoke to the people in parables. This parable is about the kingdom, or what happened with the kingdom.
Matthew 13:25 But while men slept, his enemy came and sowed tares among the wheat, and went his way.
Tares are weeds, but they look just like the wheat at first, until they bare fruit. The fruit is black, easy to tell it from the wheat. The enemy planted the tares along side the wheat.
Matthew 13:26 But when the blade was sprung up, and brought forth fruit, then appeared the tares also.
Just picture a wheat field and how the wheat bends as the wind blows across the field. The tares will not bend, they just stand out above the wheat.
Matthew 13:27 So the servants of the householder came and said unto him, Sir, didst not thou sow good seed in thy field? from whence then hath it tares?
The word seed in Greek is sperma, just so you understand what it is talking about.
Matthew 13:28 He said unto them, An enemy hath done this. The servants said unto him, Wilt thou then that we go and gather them up?
You could see the tares above the wheat by this time.
Matthew 13:29 But he said, Nay; lest while ye gather up the tares, ye root up also the wheat with them.
It would be hard to separate the wheat from tares because the root systems would have grown together by this time.
Matthew 13:30 Let both grow together until the harvest: and in the time of harvest I will say to the reapers, Gather ye together first the tares, and bind them in bundles to burn them: but gather the wheat into my barn.
The reapers will see the tares above the wheat, but their roots have grown together. At the harvest the reapers will separate the tares FIRST and burn them. Do you understand the parable of the tares? We will move ahead to verse 34.
Matthew 13:34 All these things spake Jesus unto the multitude in parables; and without a parable spake he not unto them:
Jesus Christ only spoke to the multitude of people in parables. Why?
Matthew 13:35 That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophet, saying, I will open my mouth in parables; I will utter things which have been kept secret from the foundation of the world.
The word foundation in Greek is katabole 2598, it means to throw down. This was the over throw of Satan, at the end of the first world age. This means the parable of the tares was keep secret from the beginning of this second world age, until Jesus Christ told the parable. They still did not understand the parable of the tares.
Matthew 13:36 Then Jesus sent the multitude away, and went into the house: and his disciples came unto him, saying, Declare unto us the parable of the tares of the field.
The disciples did not even understand the parable of the tares. Do you understand the parable of the tares. Jesus The Christ will explain the parable of the tares.
Matthew 13:37 He answered and said unto them, He that soweth the good seed is the Son of man;
Jesus Christ sowed the good seed, sperma in the Greek.
Matthew 13:38 The field is the world; the good seed are the children of the kingdom; but the tares are the children of the wicked [one];
The wheat field is the whole world. The good seed are the children of the kingdom. The tares are the children of the wicked one. It is talking about children, understand. Who is the wicked one?
Matthew 13:39 The enemy that sowed them is the devil; the harvest is the end of the world; and the reapers are the angels.
The wicked one is the Devil, the harvest is the end of this age and the reapers are the angels. Lets see, that means Satan has children all over the world. Remember, Jesus Christ is not telling a parable now, He is telling you what the parable means.
Matthew 13:40 As therefore the tares are gathered and burned in the fire; so shall it be in the end of this world.
Remember the tares are gathered FIRST and burned in the fire. Remember Jesus Christ is not telling a parable now, He is explaining the parable.
Matthew 13:41 The Son of man shall send forth his angels, and they shall gather out of his kingdom all things that offend, and them which do iniquity;
The only people that are going any place are the tares. Wonder what happened to the RAPTURE! Maybe this is the RAPTURE!
Matthew 13:42 And shall cast them into a furnace of fire: there shall be wailing and gnashing of teeth.
Some of these people are the ones who say the devil does not have children, the parable is about something else. Well friend, after Jesus The Christ explains the parable, He does not need you to explain it or say what it means. Our Lord knows what He is saying. Be careful fiend, on judgement day you can tell The King of kings that His interpretation of the parable of the tares was wrong.
Matthew 13:43 Then shall the righteous shine forth as the sun in the kingdom of their Father. Who hath ears to hear, let him hear.
Remember, after Jesus Christ told the parable, then He told you what the parable means. For those of you that will be telling The King of kings that Satan does not have children, have a good day.
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