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Reaping and Sowing, How the Harvest Works in God's Kingdom

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Betty have been sharing her personal Bible Studies since 2005. She also has a strong interest in American politics.

From Planting to the Time of Harvest

There are several step that must take place before a person can enjoy harvesting his or her field.

  1. A seed must be planted.
  2. It must be nurtured and watered.
  3. It must mature.

Then it can be harvested.

There are all kinds of seeds that can be planted, but biblically there are only two.

  1. A good seed.
  2. A bad seed.

Jesus gave us a parable about this

“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?”

“He said unto them, An enemy hath done this. The servants said unto him, Wilt thou then that we go and gather them up?”

“But he said, Nay; lest while ye gather up the tares, ye root up also the wheat with them.”

“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.” Matt 13: 27-29

So we know that both kinds of seeds are planted. None are picked until the harvest. At this point they are divided. The wheat is stored in barns, and the tares are gathered and burned.

Looking at the world today we can clearly see that both kinds of seeds have been sown. We are also currently seeing a harvest take place.

“The field is the world; the good seed are the children of the kingdom; but the tares are the children of the wicked one;” Matt 13:38



How the Wheat and Tares are Divided

As in the above parable, both the wheat and the tares grow together and are divided at the time of the harvest.


“Then answered he me, and said, The more thou searchest, the more thou shalt marvel; for the world hasteth fast to pass away,”

“And cannot comprehend the things that are promised to the righteous in time to come: for this world is full of unrighteousness and infirmities.”

“But as concerning the things whereof thou askest me, I will tell thee; for the evil is sown, but the destruction thereof is not yet come.”

“If therefore that which is sown be not turned upside down, and if the place where the evil is sown pass not away, then cannot it come that is sown with good.” 2 Esdras 4:25-29

In the above passage it is explained that both the wheat and tares grow together. Tares must be turned upside down and "pass away," so the wheat can shine forward.

The evil that we all know exists is currently being revealed to us like never before. It's being destroyed as it comes to light.

Though we are affected by the tares being revealed, in the end the wheat that we have sown will grow to full maturity.

"For it was not my mind to be curious of the high things, but of such as pass by us daily, namely, wherefore Israel is given up as a reproach to the heathen, and for what cause the people whom thou hast loved is given over unto ungodly nations, and why the law of our forefathers is brought to nought, and the written covenants come to none effect,

And we pass away out of the world as grasshoppers, and our life is astonishment and fear, and we are not worthy to obtain mercy."2 Esdras 4:23-24

“For I reckon that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be revealed in us.” Romans 8:18

When the tares are gone, the glory that God has place in us will be revealed.

But there is a shaking that takes place, and we're seeing some of it right now.

“And this word, Yet once more, signifieth the removing of those things that are shaken, as of things that are made, that those things which cannot be shaken may remain.” Hebrews 12:27

Everything must be shaken. Even us.

What can't be shaken will remain.

Both the Wheat and Tares are Harvested

Everything is Made Known

When the great tribulation harvest happens, everything will be made known.


“For nothing is secret, that shall not be made manifest; neither any thing hid, that shall not be known and come abroad.” Luke 8:17

Today the entire world seems like it's part of the Twilight zone. Good is being called evil and evil good. Up is down, left is right and nothing makes much sense.

Everything is made known. What we are seeing is the turning upside down of evil.

Politicians are unable to hold their tongues as they reveal the truth.

In an interview a few days ago, Joe Biden said that he and Obama "put together the biggest voter fraud organization in history."

Listen carefully to what is being said by politicians. They can't help but blurt out the truth. They have been openly telling us what they're doing.

It's no coincidence that Hunter Biden's laptop was handed over by a computer repairman who kept it after Hunter didn't pick it up.

What we are witnessing is all about wickedness (or tares) being turned upside down for those who planted them. Though we are shaken as well.

Even in our own fields there are weeds and they are being revealed by God.

Right now we are in the greatest battle of all time.

Pray for our nation. Put on the full armor of Christ and stand firm to the end. Don't let the tares in your field choke out the good seed.

Hold fast to the end.

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Comments

Betty A F (author) from Florida on October 26, 2020:

Thank you for reading it KC McGee.

KC McGee from Where I belong on October 26, 2020:

Thank you for the info. Interesting article.

Blessings

Betty A F (author) from Florida on October 26, 2020:

Hi KC McGee,

It's part of the apocrypha. It's contained in most of the older Bibles.

"This famous edition of the Vulgate was published in 1455. Like the manuscripts on which it was based, the Gutenberg Bible lacks a specific Apocrypha section.[29] Its Old Testament includes the books that Jerome considered apocryphal and those Clement VIII later moved to the appendix. The Prayer of Manasseh is located after the Books of Chronicles, 3 and 4 Esdras follow 2 Esdras (Nehemiah), and Prayer of Solomon follows Ecclesiasticus."

I don't usually reference it, but it certainly fit into this study. It resonated with this study.

KC McGee from Where I belong on October 26, 2020:

2 Esdras is not in my Holy Bible. So what are you quoting from?