Matthew 13:24-30

The Parable of the Tares

The Savior himself explained this parable in the same chapter upon the request of his disciples and says:

  • He that soweth the good seed is the Son of man; and

  • the field is the world; and

  • the good seed, these are the children of the kingdom; and

  • the tares are the sons of the evil one; and

  • the enemy that sowed them is the devil; and

  • the harvest is the end of the world; and

  • the reapers are the angels.

These seven points of explanation comprehend and clearly set forth what Christ meant by this parable…

I pray you enjoy the rest of this sermon from the Reformer, Dr. Martin Luther (1483-1546). Pastor Pautz