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To Be Like Yeshua Means – To Understand the Parables of the Kingdom

In my last post, we learned that the sower was Yeshua and the seed was the Word of God.  In this post, we will continue by looking at another parable dealing with wheat and weeds.

While the kingdom message is being sown, it faces a variety of different receptions (Matthew 13:1-8, 18-23).  Some may have thought that the inauguration of the Messiah’s kingdom would be accompanied by cataclysmic events.  That did not seem to be happening with Yeshua.  In the Jewish mind, the coming of the Messiah signaled the coming of the kingdom.  Yeshua stated that the Messiah had arrived with His kingdom,butthe fulfillment of the Messianic Kingdom would be delayed until He comes a second time.  What, then, is the Kingdom of Heaven like?  The parables in Matthew 13 answer this question.  They show…

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