You MUST Stand Strong!

The same boiling water that softens the potato also hardens the egg. Life is not just about what you are made of, but who you become. ~ anon

Parables were a preferred teaching tool of Jesus to the masses and His disciples. Through parables the Lord both hid and revealed the secrets of heaven among men. 

In the Parable of the Weeds Jesus, without embellishment, described the end of the age. Of course the end of the age presupposes yet another to come. Jesus explained:

As the weeds are pulled up and burned in the fire, so it will be at the end of the age. The Son of Man will send out His angels, and they will weed out of His kingdom everything that causes sin and all who do evil. (Matthew 13:40-41)

Soon the age arrives when purity will be the order of each and every day. Wickedness will have been separated from righteousness. Jesus continued to explain that those who do evil will have been cast into a fiery furnace of great pain. In His new age there will be no darkness so:  

the righteous will shine like the sun in the Kingdom of their Father. (Matthew 13:43)

These truths are commonly unaccepted, nevertheless they are timeless and divine truths not subject to a man's opinion or any popularity.

Jesus' emphasis, His bold instruction to this day is for every believer to endure patiently that they do not lose their crown.

I am coming soon. Hold on to what you have, so that no one will take your crown. The one who is victorious I will make a pillar in the temple of My God. Never again will they leave it. I will write on them the name of My God and the name of the city of My God, the new Jerusalem, which is coming down out of heaven from My God; and I will also write on them My new name. Whoever has ears, let them hear what the Spirit says to the churches. (Revelation 3:11-13)

Pay attention to this:

Life is not measured by how it began, but by how it finished. 

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'Affliction is a badge of adoption.' ~ Thomas Watson

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