Parable of Tares: The Power of Challenge
Oct 30th, 2006 by bryanhudson
Life brings many challenges and rewards. As people that follow Jesus Christ, we are a part of God’s kingdom, or the King’s domain. At the same time we are part of this present world with all of its possibilities and pitfalls. As people of God, we are not exempt from temptation and challenge. But we have God-given position, power and privilege that enables us to overcome negative circumstances. We also the power to avoid the counterfeit and embrace the genuine
The parable of the Wheat and the Tares shows us the power of challenge. Challenge is defined: A situation that tests somebody’s abilities.
When it is all said and done, we will be those that Jesus identifies in Matthew 13:43, Then the righteous will shine forth as the sun in the kingdom of their Father. He who has ears to hear, let him hear!