Jesus describes who the “tares” (‘weeds’, ESV) are in Matthew 13:41. As the weeds in the parable would be gathered together and destroyed at harvest time, so, at Jesus’ return, ‘all causes of sin and all law-breakers’ will be destroyed: the weeds represent ‘all causes of sin and all law-breakers’. In contrast, the wheat represents ‘the righteous’ who will continue to be part of God’s kingdom.
- ▶ Who are the six demons Cain, Nero, Judas, Legion, Belial and Lucifer?
- ▶ How tall was Goliath?
- ▶ Was Mary Magdalene a prostitute?
- ▶ Is it okay for Christians to eat pork and shellfish?
- ▶ Why did Paul change his name from Saul to Paul?
- ▶ How many promises are in the Bible?
- ▶ What does the number 666 mean?
- ▶ How many people wrote the Bible?
- ▶ What is the "abomination that causes desolation" spoken of by Daniel and Jesus?
- ▶ What does 'atonement' mean?
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