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Re: Tares Among The Wheat! by Bodydialect57: 11:00pm On Jan 31
The tares, the seed of Satan by nature promoting sin, evil and injustice will frustrate the good desires in the believer for righteousness, even suffocating them, adding fuel to the fire of warfare that the flesh mounts on the spirit inside the believer. They will fill the outside world with all evil until at some point, the believer gets the message that God within is His only hope (1Jn4:4), as reaching Him from the external proves insufficient and begins to work towards God's perfect will. Had the tares been plucked before then, the believer would still be caught in the middle of this war between flesh and spirit(Gal5:17), unprepared for the coming of the Lord, which state requires spirit perfectly annihilating flesh resulting in stainless righteousness(Eph5:27), which is an eternal loss to the believer, not affording him God's best on earth and eternity. Picture the fact that the wheat competing for survival against the tares in the field will have to pull on every fibre within them making them stronger and more developed.
-FinallyDead.

The pressure from tares is to bring the best out of you dear believer. Don't be discouraged, forge on!
Re: Tares Among The Wheat! by Finallydead: 2:37pm On Feb 02
Bodydialect57:
The tares, the seed of Satan by nature promoting sin, evil and injustice will frustrate the good desires in the believer for righteousness, even suffocating them, adding fuel to the fire of warfare that the flesh mounts on the spirit inside the believer. They will fill the outside world with all evil until at some point, the believer gets the message that God within is His only hope (1Jn4:4), as reaching Him from the external proves insufficient and begins to work towards God's perfect will. Had the tares been plucked before then, the believer would still be caught in the middle of this war between flesh and spirit(Gal5:17), unprepared for the coming of the Lord, which state requires spirit perfectly annihilating flesh resulting in stainless righteousness(Eph5:27), which is an eternal loss to the believer, not affording him God's best on earth and eternity. Picture the fact that the wheat competing for survival against the tares in the field will have to pull on every fibre within them making them stronger and more developed.
The pressure from tares is to bring the best out of you dear believer. Don't be discouraged, forge on!
Bodydialect, how are you doing? Hope you're having a blessed day? Please take note that I just modified this post you quoted for the sake of other readers to have better understanding, so you may requote the edited one instead if you wish. I may make further modifications too in future. Bless you.

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Re: Tares Among The Wheat! by Bodydialect57: 9:10pm On Feb 02
I am doing well sir. Thanks for asking. I trust you are fine too.

Yes, l will go through it and requote. Thanks so much for your contributions. I have been/am blessed.
Finallydead:

Bodydialect, how are you doing? Hope you're having a blessed day? Please take note that I just modified this post you quoted for the sake of other readers to have better understanding, so you may requote the edited one instead if you wish. I may make further modifications too in future. Bless you.
Re: Tares Among The Wheat! by Bodydialect57: 9:17pm On Feb 02
Rightly said @the bolded sir. Pressures and resistance from the outside world always propel a believer to look inward, in other to relate with God from within.
The more this seeking/searching is done, the more inner strength is gained not only to resist and overcome evil, but to be Christlike, shinning the light so that many can come out of darkness through that illumination.
Finallydead:
*MODIFIED*


Thank you for your invitation sir/ma. It's a good question you've asked there. We will need to first understand the will of God in Christ to satisfy your inquiry. Man was designed chiefly to relate with God from within Him ultimately(Col 1:27,1Jn4:4, Jer31:33-34). But this being a very artful and skilful capacity was subjected first to learn under tutors, that is the law of God, both in scripture and in nature(Gal3:24), then when fully mastered in these, to proceed to learn about God from within, all attainable here on earth. We are by default satisfied and prone to manage an external relationship with God from maybe just bible study, fellowship with brothers, listening to teachings, which are all good in their proper place, if serving to lead us into Gods ultimate will(stated above) but otherwise unsatisfactory to God. So in order to depend on Christ within us, we will have to be put under pressure to somehow be forced to.
This brings us to your question, the purpose of the tares. The tares, the seed of Satan, by nature promoting sin, evil and injustice will frustrate the good desires in the believer for righteousness, even suffocating them, adding fuel to the fire of fleshly tendencies mounted against the spirit nature inside the believer. They will fill the outside world with all evil hence awakening inside the believer fleshly essences yet to be dealt with and forcing him to turn to the greater One within Him for help in true prayer(1Jn4:4) for overcoming grace hence Rom5:20 plays out. Had the tares been plucked before then, the believer would still have lodged within him, a lot of unexposed fleshly lusts and tendencies thereby not aware to deal with the subtle, well-hidden fleshly tendencies, so remaining in this duality of contrasting tendencies and prolonging the war between flesh and spirit(Gal5:17) and not reaching his highest spiritual development in God/holiest faith (Jud:20). In this state he stays unprepared for the coming of the Lord, which requires spirit nature perfectly annihilating flesh resulting in stainless righteousness(Eph5:27). This is an eternal loss to the believer, preventing him attaining God's best on earth and eternity.
Picture the fact that the wheat competing for survival against the tares in the field will have to pull on every fibre within them making them stronger and more developed. A miniature example is found in cases like in M/E Islamic nations where Christian fellowships and access to bibles are prohibited. Notice that the believers in those settings are always greater in spirituality than we in less tense regions, because they've been forced to turn inwards to the greater One within them, practicalizing Rom12:21. Also imagine having an obnoxious partner at work, who is so annoying and always provoking you to anger, making it difficult to love as Christ prescribed or forgive when necessary(Mt5:44, Col3:13). His character will help you see the hidden anger and unchristlike resistance still dwelling within you which upon such exposure can then be brought before the throne of grace for elimination(Heb4:16).[/b]
So the tares will grow until the King Tare(the antichrist) shows up with a government of maximum sin promotion and injustice of tribulation against believers, before the Lord's return. Of course the believer mustn't wait for the Beast, he can begin to learn Christ within by true prayer, not the religious kind done in most centres today, but a true kind focused on finding Christ within Him, helped by the Holy Spirit, in stillness(not noise) practised in patient perseverance as well as bearing his cross, the fiery trials God allows Satan bring in his life, still towards learning to depend on Christ within. He must also be careful to distinguish his God-given cross from Satan's unchecked wickedness against all good, lest he suffer unnecessarily.
Feel free to ask questions.
Re: Tares Among The Wheat! by Bodydialect57: 12:16am On Feb 09
Hold on.

If you faint in the day of adversity, your strength is small. Proverbs 24:10
Re: Tares Among The Wheat! by Bodydialect57: 12:34pm On Feb 09
We are troubled on every side, yet not distressed; we are perplexed, but not in despair;

Persecuted, but not forsaken; cast down, but not destroyed;

Always bearing about in the body the dying of the Lord Jesus, that the life also of Jesus might be made manifest in our body.
2corinthians 4:8-9.

Happy Sunday to you all
Re: Tares Among The Wheat! by Bodydialect57: 11:44pm On Feb 11
Joseph was pressured to surrender to the overbearing influence of an immoral woman. He looked within, saw God and said, " how can l do this great wickedness and sin against God? "

And it came to pass after these things, that his master's wife cast her eyes upon Joseph; and she said, Lie with me.
8 But he refused, and said unto his master's wife, Behold, my master wotteth not what is with me in the house, and he hath committed all that he hath to my hand;
9 There is none greater in this house than I; neither hath he kept back any thing from me but thee, because thou art his wife: how then can I do this great wickedness, and sin against God? Gen. 39:7-9

The pressure from that tare climaxed into his imprisonment, but he never bulged and God saw to his enthronement.

How about Daniel? The tares in Babylon gathered to choke up Daniel by making a decree to make him pray to no other God except their king.

[b]Then said these men, We shall not find any occasion against this Daniel, except we find it against him concerning the law of his God.
6 Then these presidents and princes assembled together to the king, and said thus unto him, King Darius, live for ever.
7 All the presidents of the kingdom, the governors, and the princes, the counsellors, and the captains, have consulted together to establish a royal statute, and to make a firm decree, that whosoever shall ask a petition of any God or man for thirty days, save of thee, O king, he shall be cast into the den of lions.
8 Now, O king, establish the decree, and sign the writing, that it be not changed, according to the law of the Medes and Persians, which altereth not.
9 Wherefore king Darius signed the writing and the decree.
10 Now when Daniel knew that the writing was signed, he went into his house; and his windows being open in his chamber toward Jerusalem, he kneeled upon his knees three times a day, and prayed, and gave thanks before his God, as he did aforetime.
Daniel 6:5-10[/b]

He dared them by looking inward, saw God and prayed to Him. Though thrown into the den, he came out unscathed!

The three Hebrew boys? Yes! They confessed they will rather burn than bow! They didn't bow, went through the fire, and were never burnt!

[b]There are certain Jews whom thou hast set over the affairs of the province of Babylon, Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego; these men, O king, have not regarded thee: they serve not thy gods, nor worship the golden image which thou hast set up.
13 Then Nebuchadnezzar in his rage and fury commanded to bring Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego. Then they brought these men before the king.
14 Nebuchadnezzar spake and said unto them, Is it true, O Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, do not ye serve my gods, nor worship the golden image which I have set up?
15 Now if ye be ready that at what time ye hear the sound of the cornet, flute, harp, sackbut, psaltery, and dulcimer, and all kinds of musick, ye fall down and worship the image which I have made; well: but if ye worship not, ye shall be cast the same hour into the midst of a burning fiery furnace; and who is that God that shall deliver you out of my hands?
16 Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, answered and said to the king, O Nebuchadnezzar, we are not careful to answer thee in this matter.
17 If it be so, our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the burning fiery furnace, and he will deliver us out of thine hand, O king.
18 But if not, be it known unto thee, O king, that we will not serve thy gods, nor worship the golden image which thou hast set up.
Daniel 3:12-28[/b]



Dear believer, no matter the pressure round about you to succumb to evil, don't give in. Proverbs 1:10.
Draw your strength from God by praying to Him. He will strengthen you.
Re: Tares Among The Wheat! by Bodydialect57: 10:09pm On Feb 12
That pressure you're experiencing is a mere scarecrow that is designed to bring out the confident you! Do not give in to intimidations!
Re: Tares Among The Wheat! by Bodydialect57: 10:23pm On Feb 12
Inner strength is built through pressure.

Persistent resistance of evil is the pathway to building inner strength and not running from it. That's how wheat survives amidst tares.

Bodydialect57:
That pressure you're experiencing is a mere scarecrow that is designed to bring out the confident you! Do not give in to intimidations!
Re: Tares Among The Wheat! by BlueAngel444: 11:38am On Feb 13
Bodydialect57:
Yes, the field is the world. The wheat, the good seed are the children of the Kingdom and the tares are the children of the devil.

How does the wheat survive the overbearing influence of the tares since its known to tower high above the wheat?

by developing deeper roots

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Re: Tares Among The Wheat! by Bodydialect57: 3:53pm On Feb 13
Absolute truth.
BlueAngel444:
by developing deeper roots
Re: Tares Among The Wheat! by Bodydialect57: 11:58pm On Mar 08
Inner strength is built through pressure.

Persistent resistance of evil is the pathway to building inner strength and not running from it. That's how wheat survives amidst tares.
Re: Tares Among The Wheat! by Bodydialect57: 7:51pm On Apr 02
At the time of harvest, the wheat will be separated from the tares!
Re: Tares Among The Wheat! by nlPoster: 10:00pm On Apr 02
Anybody who finds themselves fixated and obsessed with any poster here should take a break from the forum and find what can keep them busy. undecided
Re: Tares Among The Wheat! by Bodydialect57: 10:58pm On Apr 02
nlPoster:
Anybody who finds themselves fixated and obsessed with any poster here should take a break from the forum and find what can keep them busy. undecided
Re: Tares Among The Wheat! by Bodydialect57: 12:11pm On Apr 03
CYM, please.
Finallydead:
*MODIFIED*


Thank you for your invitation sir/ma. It's a good question you've asked there. We will need to first understand the will of God in Christ to satisfy your inquiry. Man was designed chiefly to relate with God from within Him ultimately(Col 1:27,1Jn4:4, Jer31:33-34). But this being a very artful and skilful capacity was subjected first to learn under tutors, that is the law of God, both in scripture and in nature(Gal3:24), then when fully mastered in these, to proceed to learn about God from within, all attainable here on earth. We are by default satisfied and prone to manage an external relationship with God from maybe just bible study, fellowship with brothers, listening to teachings, which are all good in their proper place, if serving to lead us into Gods ultimate will(stated above) but otherwise unsatisfactory to God. So in order to depend on Christ within us, we will have to be put under pressure to somehow be forced to.
This brings us to your question, the purpose of the tares. The tares, the seed of Satan, by nature promoting sin, evil and injustice will frustrate the good desires in the believer for righteousness, even suffocating them, adding fuel to the fire of fleshly tendencies mounted against the spirit nature inside the believer. They will fill the outside world with all evil hence awakening inside the believer fleshly essences yet to be dealt with and forcing him to turn to the greater One within Him for help in true prayer(1Jn4:4) for overcoming grace hence Rom5:20 plays out. Had the tares been plucked before then, the believer would still have lodged within him, a lot of unexposed fleshly lusts and tendencies thereby not aware to deal with the subtle, well-hidden fleshly tendencies, so remaining in this duality of contrasting tendencies and prolonging the war between flesh and spirit(Gal5:17) and not reaching his highest spiritual development in God/holiest faith (Jud:20). In this state he stays unprepared for the coming of the Lord, which requires spirit nature perfectly annihilating flesh resulting in stainless righteousness(Eph5:27). This is an eternal loss to the believer, preventing him attaining God's best on earth and eternity.
Picture the fact that the wheat competing for survival against the tares in the field will have to pull on every fibre within them making them stronger and more developed. A miniature example is found in cases like in M/E Islamic nations where Christian fellowships and access to bibles are prohibited. Notice that the believers in those settings are always greater in spirituality than we in less tense regions, because they've been forced to turn inwards to the greater One within them, practicalizing Rom12:21. Also imagine having an obnoxious partner at work, who is so annoying and always provoking you to anger, making it difficult to love as Christ prescribed or forgive when necessary(Mt5:44, Col3:13). His character will help you see the hidden anger and unchristlike resistance still dwelling within you which upon such exposure can then be brought before the throne of grace for elimination(Heb4:16).
So the tares will grow until the King Tare(the antichrist) shows up with a government of maximum sin promotion and injustice of tribulation against believers, before the Lord's return. Of course the believer mustn't wait for the Beast, he can begin to learn Christ within by true prayer, not the religious kind done in most centres today, but a true kind focused on finding Christ within Him, helped by the Holy Spirit, in stillness(not noise) practised in patient perseverance as well as bearing his cross, the fiery trials God allows Satan bring in his life, still towards learning to depend on Christ within. He must also be careful to distinguish his God-given cross from Satan's unchecked wickedness against all good, lest he suffer unnecessarily.
Feel free to ask questions.
Re: Tares Among The Wheat! by Bodydialect57: 8:57pm On May 22
"Let them grow together till the time of harvest", Jesus said.

It looks like a jolly ride as tares disguise as wheat, but time is a snitch, it will tell the difference during harvest!

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Re: Tares Among The Wheat! by Kobojunkie: 9:07pm On May 22
Bodydialect57:
The Lord Jesus Christ clearly pointed out in the above scriptures to let the tares and the wheat grow together because an attempt to pull out the tares could damage the wheat.
The harmful effects the tares/weeds have on the real plant could be overwhelming if not timely controlled.
While the wheat has yet to produce yield, it is difficult to tell the wheat from the weed.
Bodydialect57:

Aside mistaken identity by inexperienced gardeners/farmers that could lead to its (wheat) being uprooted, weeds/tares reduce farm productivity, invade crops, and aggressively compete for water, nutrients and sunlight, resulting in reduced crop yield and poor crop quality.
Knowing this, God introduced his own Spirit as a sort of growth factor to aid the wheat in it's growth, ignoring the dangers that the weed may have posed had this factor not been introduced.
Bodydialect57:

In the face of those apparent dangers posed by the tares/weeds, why the coexistence till maturity?
Coexistence till maturity is meant to allow the wheat time it needs to produce fruit in 30, 60 and even 100 fold in some cases.
Bodydialect57:

Will the wheat survive the growing together?
As long as the wheat has the Spirit aiding it's growth, it has no need to worry about all the weed around it.
Bodydialect57:

How can a christian survive, as in, live an effective christian life in the midst of overwhelming mixed multitude?
The "Christian" does not have to worry about such things as survival, or living an effective "christian life" because the Spirit inside of Him is the one who leads and guides him in his efforts as a "Christian" and in living the "christian life.

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Re: Tares Among The Wheat! by Bodydialect57: 9:16pm On May 22
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Re: Tares Among The Wheat! by Bodydialect57: 10:03pm On May 22
Kobojunkie:

While the wheat has yet to produce yield, it is difficult to tell the wheat from the weed.
Yes, it's difficult but some experienced farmers can tell judging from height difference.

Kobojunkie:

Knowing this, God introduced his own Spirit as a sort of growth factor to aid the wheat in it's growth, ignoring the dangers that the weed may have posed had this factor not been introduced.


The Holy Spirit gives the believer inner strength to shoot roots deeper even in the midst of intimidating and choking tares.

Kobojunkie:

Coexistence till maturity is meant to allow the wheat time it needs to produce fruit in 30, 60 and even 100 fold in some cases.

Yes, fruit bearing is an easy task for a well rooted believer.
Re: Tares Among The Wheat! by Bodydialect57: 9:41pm On May 23
Tares grain is like poison because that is what is on the inside of a tare. Tares look just like wheat but they are a counterfeit, not good for consumption. Toxic!


Having an outward look of Holiness but within is all evil and corruption. Tares are about self and not willing to bow to the Will of God in humility.

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