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Oct 03, 2021

The Parable of the Weeds

The Parable of the Weeds

Passage: Matthew 13:24-30

Speaker: Pastor Ryan Shannon

Series: Matthew: The King and His Kingdom

Category: Expository Book Study

Building off the parable of the Sower and the Soils. Jesus now turns his disciple’s attention towards counterfeit Christians. Those on the outside who look like they belong to the kingdom of God, but inwardly are devoid of the Holy Spirit and oppose the work of God in this age. To make this teaching come alive before his disciples, Jesus tells them that not all the seed in the field of the world is sown by the son of man, some of it is sown by the kingdom of darkness. However, when we spot a weed in the wheat field, it is not our role to pull them out, rather that is the role of God and His angels at the end of the age when the harvest will take place. Until the Lord returns, we are to faithfully sow the seed of the gospel where God has placed us to counter the work of the enemy.