Wheat or Weeds
Wheat or Weeds? Watch Your Harvest
Another parable put he forth unto them, saying, The kingdom of heaven is likened unto a man which sowed good seed in his field: But while men slept, his enemy came and sowed tares among the wheat, and went his way. But when the blade was sprung up, and brought forth fruit, then appeared the tares also. So the servants of the householder came and said unto him, Sir, didst not thou sow good seed in thy field? from whence then hath it tares? He said unto them, An enemy hath done this. The servants said unto him, Wilt thou then that we go and gather them up? But he said, Nay; lest while ye gather up the tares, ye root up also the wheat with them. Let both grow together until the harvest: and in the time of harvest I will say to the reapers, Gather ye together first the tares, and bind them in bundles to burn them: but gather the wheat into my barn.
(Mat 13:24-30 KJVA)
Wheat or weeds? What does our heart produce? Have we prepared the soil of our hearts? What crop are we harvesting? The fruit we bear, does it give Glory to our Creator? Do we bear fruit worthy of repentance and the calling upon our lives? Has the fallow ground being broken and the fields stirred? these are questions we oft need to ask ourselves, when we enter God’s Presence.
Some time back, when first starting Fertiileground’s Blog I had written about these matters. It is time we take a journey back into time. For a fairly long period and season we have been praying for revival. The time is now to tack stock. We need to answer these very critical questions, before the time runs out. Time is of the essence!
We need to be careful of that which we allow in our hearts. Be aware of what we feed our spirit, soul and body. That which we meditate or think of mostly may produce fruit in our lives. We are aware, death and life are in the power of our tongue. Remember our Lord’s parables of the wheat and tares (weeds). Including that of the soils.
These parables are which led me to start my blog (Fertiileground’s Blog) This also placed the vision in my heart eventually of turning this blog into a ministry website (https://firstname.lastname@example.org). In the parable of the soils, we read about the different ground types. These soil types picture the differences in men’s hearts. Whether fallow, good, rocky and thorny ground. The Seed is the Word of God. The soil represents what is in the heart of men and women.
We also need to watch what we allow in our eye, ear and mouth sockets. It is a proven fact that what is in the hearts of men will come out of their mouth. Remember our Lord warns us about what comes out of our mouths. We need to take every thought captive, bringing it into obedience to the Lord our God! Paul speaks of these matters in his letters. In Romans, he reminds us to renew our minds, with the Word of God (see Rom 12:1-2).
In his second letter to the Corinthians he writes: –
For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war after the flesh: (For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty through God to the pulling down of strong holds;) Casting down imaginations, and every high thing that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ; And having in a readiness to revenge all disobedience, when your obedience is fulfilled.
(https://www.esword.net 2Co 10:3-6 KJVA)/fertiileground/conversations with God.
We are to be sure that which we allow in our borders gives Glory to God! Does that which we allow bring life or death? Are we building or are we pulling down, that which has been placed in our hands through God? What do we mainly think about during our waking hours? Where do we spend our time? That which we focus on the most may become our present reality!
Saturday night my wife and I watched a movie icw sleep paralysis. Briefly, the heroes and heroines are faced with traumatised events, which took place in their lives. These events later took on nightmarish images, producing in them a fear of sleeping. Their dream and sleep therapist took upon him the challenges of understanding what happens during rapid eye movement, which happened in their sleep.
Both the victims and their therapist, could not explain certain phenomena which seemed to take place in the early, small hours of the morning when they were in deep sleep. Usually, during these hours, something terrible seemed to happen. Most of them died in their sleep. How could they explain these occurrences? It happened they all had a common denominator, of going through some or other traumatic event.
These traumatic events also caused bitterness to enter into there lives. For one they could not forgive themselves nor would they forgive any third parties involved in their situation. You see when we walk in unforgiveness we may become embittered in and towards those who may have wronged us. Whether it is an incident which had taken place or something we may have said or done.
A Curved Ball
Sometimes life throws us a curved, ball and we are on the receiving edge. We may have fallen along the wayside, and could not easily stand up again. Maybe we are caught in the rat race of modern society, (a dog-eat-dog world!)! Maybe the cares of life may have entangled us in her web. Maybe we are fortunate enough to fall in good soil. All these things have to do with our hearts desires. That is what are we focused upon?
Know this our sin shall find us out, eventually destroying us. For these reasons we need to walk and live a repentant life, accepting the only answer and comfort found in and through our only Mediator! We are not able to walk with unforgiveness in our hearts and lives. The reason being it is not a healthy path.
This is where our Lord (Christ Jesus Messiah) is able to meet us! He is the only Person, Man who ever lived and walked among us without sin. He is and was without sin, God’s Perfect Sacrifice for man’s Salvation, \Deliverance and Forgiveness. He took the bitterness which is in the world upon Himself making life sweet for all who call upon\His Name! To be able to have and receive Life in abundance and all its fullness.
They linked this to feelings of guilt, possible unforgiveness and self-hatred. They focused on these traumatic events throughout their waking hours. They thought about their trauma, which had taken over their daily lifestyle. In most of these cases, they seemed to suddenly become paralysed through fear. Scripture tells us; “fear has torment_ _ _” But God’s Perfect Love (Agape) casts away fear. (see 1Jn 4:18 KJV).
After all: – ’tis His Love (Agape) which nailed Him to the cross. He was and is the perfect sacrifice, for all men everywhere. Being without sin, He became sin for us. He is the Lamb slain before the foundation of the world. Since we are sure Christ Jesus died in our place, forgives us for our sin and wickedness! Through our acceptance of Him (Christ Jesus) as Personal Lord and Saviour of our lives, we are able to overcome the enemy, with the Blood of the Lamb and the word of our testimony (see Rev 12:9-11, Rev 7:9-14; 1 Pet 1:15 -25 & Lev 14:24-29).
“It is always His Goodness and Perfect Love which leads us to repentance! We need to accept \His Forgiving Grace Love and Mercy! We need to return and turn toward Him! He alone has the Words of Life! We are certain, knowing without any doubt; He is the Messiah! Salvation is first for the Jews then for the gentiles and eventually for all who would call on His Name. For there is no other name through which we are and may be saved!”
“Hear the Lord’s Cry! Hearken to His Word! He is calling all men and women everywhere. to come to repentance. Behold the establishment of His Kingdom is at hand! Behold I looked and saw it arise upon the Horizon ! Are you ready? The time is now for deliverance, healing, Salvation!! There is no other Name in the Heavens above or on the Earth below by or through we can be saved!”
“There is only One door and One Shepherd! Only One Mediator between God and man, through which and by Whom we shall be saved, healed and delivered! Hear the cry from the heavens and the Earth! All of Creation awaits the revealing of the sons and daughters of God. Restoration, Revival, Reformation is here. Return to the Lord our God. The Harvest is Ripe! The fields are ready to be brought into the threshing floor.”
“Time is of the essence! Judgement has already started with the church. The Fear of God is returning! My House is a House of Prayer for Every Nation;” says the Lord! “He who has an ear to hear, let him hear what the Spirit is saying, to His Church! Repentance is the call of the Lord upon all the nations. Hear Him calling the Prodigals! Return to Me, for all whom diligently seek Me in these days shall be found of Me;” says the Lord!
“For this cause I bow my knees unto the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, Of whom the whole family in heaven and earth is named, That he would grant you, according to the riches of his glory, to be strengthened with might by his Spirit in the inner man; That Christ may dwell in your hearts by faith; that ye, being rooted and grounded in love, May be able to comprehend with all saints what is the breadth, and length, and depth, and height; And to know the love of Christ, which passeth knowledge, that ye might be filled with all the fullness of God. Now unto him that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that worketh in us, Unto him be glory in the church by Christ Jesus throughout all ages, world without end. Amen.” (Eph 3:14-21 KJVA)
Read, see and understand the times and seasons, we are living in! Father open our eyes to see, our ears to hear and our tongues to speak the oracles of God. Open the eyes and ears of our understanding, to discern the days, times and seasons we are living in! Amen
If you know the Lord is speaking with you to call upon His Name then you shall be saved. Do not harden your heart as Israel did in ancient time, and were almost destroyed due their rebellion and hardness of heart; then now is the time of you repentance! For it is God’s will that none should perish but all would come to repentance. It is written our God is a consuming fire! Sin is not able to stand or stay in His Most Holy Presence!
The fields are ripe, white for Harvest! Pray the Lord our God to send workers into this end time Harvest fields! Pray with us the following prayer, with a Truly Repentant Heart! Salvation for the Jews first and then the Gentiles. In God’s Eyes there is neither Jew nor Gentile! Neither slave nor free! For whoever sincerely, earnestly calls upon His Name shalt be saved!
Prayer coming up now: –
Pray the Following
Father, in Jesus Name; I come before You! I acknowledge, I am a sinner! For all have sinned and fall short of Your Glory! I no longer desire to walk in sin! I choose this day to walk in Your Precepts! Lord You promise whoever calls upon Your Name shall be saved, and shall never be disappointed! For this reason, I repent from all my sin! I break with my former way of life. I take hold of Your outstretched arm! Now from this day forward Lord Jesus when and while You constantly reach out to heal and deliver me from the Fowler’s snare, I daily call upon Your Name! For You o Lord, always remain Faithful and True to Your Word, which You Honour above Your Name!
Satan in Jesus Name you have no further right and charge over my life. Today I and my house choose to serve the Lord. I break with every bondage and hold you may have had on me. I choose this day to serve the Lord! He alone is God, and is able to deliver, heal and set me free from your chains of bondage. In Jesus Name I break those chains, which you have chained me with! In Jesus Name I divorce and break from every evil plan, covenant and altar, which I and my house, my family or my ancestors have made with you.
Satan I say to you In Jesus Name you have no further right, authority and power over my life! In Jesus Name I refuse to heed or follow any more of your promptings and or bidding’s. In Jesus Name I break every curse, words of death and destruction which I had unwisely spoken over others, my family, my house and myself! This day I have chosen Life not Death; Blessing not Cursing! Jesus is the only True Deliverer He has delivered me from my sin, iniquity, Pride an destruction! He has given Life and Life in Abundance to me!
Father we know You are not a man, that You should lie, neither are You a son of man, that You should repent! You O Lord are the way the Truth and the Life! No one can come to the Father except through the Son! This day I confess my sin, repent and call upon Your Name for my Deliverance. Jesus Christ You are my Righteousness, therefore I confess with my mouth; You are Lord an that God raised You from the dead I will be saved! (Rom 10:8-13 NKJ)
I call heaven and earth to record this day against you, that I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing: therefore choose life, that both thou and thy seed may live: That thou mayest love the LORD thy God, and that thou mayest obey his voice, and that thou mayest cleave unto him: for he is thy life, and the length of thy days: that thou mayest dwell in the land which the LORD sware unto thy fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, to give them. (Deu 30:19-20 KJV)
Thank You Jesus for first loving me. I give You all the Praise, Glory and Thanksgiving! I ask You Lord also to please, baptise and fill me with Your Sweet; Precious Holy Spirit, with the evidence of praying in other tongues (Acts 2: 1-13, 10:44-48; Mark 16:9-18; 1 Cor 12:1-10, 1 Cor 14:1-25 & Acts 19:1-7).
The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the communion of the Holy Ghost, be with you all. Amen. (2 Co 13:14 KJV)
If any man doesn’t love the Lord Jesus Christ, let him be accursed. Come, Lord! The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ be with you. My love to all of you in Christ Jesus. Amen. (1 Co 16:22-24 WEB)
In His End time Harvest
Ian R Lottering