THERE ARE WEEDS EVERYWHERE THESE DAYS
Matthew 13:24 onwards
Jesus told them another parable, “The kingdom of heaven is like a man who sowed good seed in his field. But while everyone was sleeping, his enemy came and sowed weeds among the wheat, and went away. When the wheat sprouted and formed heads, then the weeds also appeared.
“The owner’s servants came to him and said, ‘Sir, didn’t you sow good seed in your field? Where then did the weeds come from?’
“‘An enemy did this,’ he replied.
“The servants asked him, ‘Do you want us to go and pull them up?’
“‘No,’ he answered, ‘because while you are pulling the weeds, you may uproot the wheat with them. Let both grow together until the harvest. At that time I will tell the harvesters, First collect the weeds and tie them in bundles to be burned; then gather the wheat and bring it into my barn.’”
Today’s society is full of weeds. These are normally important people, educated scholars and scientists, celebrities, media personalities, influencers with large followings on social media. They seem to have made it their mission in life to tell all who are listening that there is no God. They often ridicule the very notion of believing in God, and portray it as antiquated superstition worthy of derision. Because of their eloquent ability to express their views, they are capable of changing vulnerable minds to their way of thinking.
Let us pray for them.
Excerpt from 21st CENTURY PARABLES