24 Jesus told them another parable: “The kingdom of heaven is like someone who planted good seed in his field. 25 While people were sleeping, an enemy came and planted weeds among the wheat and went away. 26 When the stalks sprouted and bore grain, then the weeds also appeared. 27 “The servants of the landowner came and said to him, ‘Master, didn’t you plant good seed in your field? Then how is it that it has weeds?’ 28 “‘An enemy has done this,’ he answered.
“The servants said to him, ‘Do you want us to go and gather them?’
29 “But the landowner said, ‘No, because if you gather the weeds, you’ll pull up the wheat along with them. 30 Let both grow side by side until the harvest. And at harvesttime I’ll say to the harvesters, “First gather the weeds and tie them together in bundles to be burned. But bring the wheat into my barn.”’” Matthew 13:24-30
The parable of the wheat and the weeds is actually a Sunday School lesson I remember, as this was one parable that was confusing. The wheat from the “good seed” are the believers ( the good seed being God’s Word and instructions for us). The weeds are those who do not believe, who still want the desires of the heart. On the final judgement day, all will be harvested – God’s children will have the promise of life everlasting , while the others will be bound and burned – i.e., eternal death !
Let us pray please – Blessed God of Love, You are our God and we are Your people ; we love You , and we know that You love us. Help us, LORD, to stay strong and resolute in our belief and our faith, that one day we will all be gathered home to eternal rest in Your kingdom !! It is through Jesus we pray all this……Amen
Yours in Christ , Rollie