Wheat & the Weeds

Wheat & the Weeds The Journey
Sunday, January 26, 2020


In Matthew 13 Jesus shares several agricultural parables that explain the nature of the Gospel and the Kingdom of Heaven in surprising ways. One of the most surprising is the parable of the wheat and the weeds, which reveals that wheat and weeds are allowed to grow up together, and only separated at the harvest. Why can't the wheat and weeds be separated earlier? Stephen unpacks the agriculture behind the parable's image, and the theology behind its meaning. [NOTE: a digital glitch during recording damaged the last five minutes of the audio, but it is still intelligible, so please perservere if you can.]