Matthew 13: Separation of the Wheat and Tares

This study will provide a clearer understanding of when the harvest is to take place and what is to happen to the wheat and tares at the time of the harvest. It also explains that Revelation 14 has five (5), not just three (3) angels messages, each with a loud voice. Come and find out the meaning of the fourth and fifth angels messages. A convenient study outline with the appropriate references is available as a PDF download at the link below the video box.

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walter January 7, 2014 at 3:06 am

Please help me, I need some evidence as to who are the servants of the land owner who we’re told not to separate until the harvest are.

sighandcry January 7, 2014 at 4:34 pm

Dear Walter:

Hopefully, by the grace of God, we can help clarify some things regarding the final harvest of souls at the end of this world. You are correct that we are not to separate wheat from tares as confirmed in the statement below coming from the Spirit of Prophecy. It is God who does the separating, first in the church and then in the world. The servants of the land owner are those who are called into the church by the seed sower in the period in which wheat and tares are to grow together. At the end of time the servants of the 11th hour, the last gospel message to be given before the final close of probation, are the 144,000 guileless servants of God who come from the Seventh-day Adventist church (modern spiritual Israel). They in turn will proclaim the Loud Cry of Rev. 18:4 and gather a great multitude (Rev. 7:9) that no man can number from the fallen churches of the world.

If you would like, please send us a mailing address and we will be happy to send you some tract literature that will provide further details and explanations to help you better understand the harvest and the judgment for the living soon to take place within the church.

“The Lord forbids us to proceed in any violent way against those whom we think erring, and we are not to deal out excommunications and denunciations to those who are faulty.
Finite man is likely to misjudge character, but God does not leave the work of judgment and pronouncing upon character to those who are not fitted for it. We are not to say what constitutes the wheat, and what the tares. The time of the harvest will fully determine the character of the two classes specified under the figure of the tares and the wheat. The work of separation is given to the angels of God, and not committed into the hands of any man.” — Testimonies to Ministers, p. 47

Danile February 2, 2015 at 10:34 pm

The parable clearly says the “Field” is the “World”. I failed to understand how that could possibly be the “church”


sighandcry February 14, 2015 at 8:03 pm

Dear Danile, Thank you for your comment. Yes the field represents the world but as inspiration clarifies further is represents more specifically “the church of Christ in the world”. Here is the passage below. We hopes this helps.

“The field,” Christ said, “is the world.” But we must understand this as signifying the church of Christ in the world. The parable is a description of that which pertains to the kingdom of God, His work of salvation of men; and this work is accomplished through the church. True, the Holy Spirit has gone out into all the world; everywhere it is moving upon the hearts of men; but it is in the church that we are to grow and ripen for the garner of God.” — Christ’s Object Lessons, p. 70.2

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