It's Time to Wake Up
Chad Johnson
March 23, 2012

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. Matthew 13:24-25 KJV

This parable has much to draw from its teaching. The parable is explained as to each part in verse 36-43 of this chapter. I however want to look at it from a different way. First let the good seed represent the Word of God. The word of God is truly the good seed. There was a time when the Bible was esteemed very highly in our country. Our founding fathers set out to have a country to worship God in freedom. Our laws and constitution and all of our founding documents were based on the Word of God. As time went on our nation prospered by the hand of God. It is hard to believe that in a little over 200 years we have what we have now. We now have a nation with many gods. Evil is called good and good is called evil.

Our text also says that tares were sown among the wheat. You cannot tell a tare from wheat until harvest time.

This happened while men slept. I believe without a doubt our country is in the shape it is because the people of God are asleep on our watch. Satan sowed these tares among the wheat. Satan sowed tares when prayer and Bible reading were taken out of the schools. There should have been such an uprising from parents and churches that the law should have been reversed. However parents and churches slept away. Now sodomy, fornication, drugs, and shootings run wild in our schools. Satan sowed tares in the schools, that trained preachers. He did this by casting doubt on the Masoretic Hebrew and Textus Receptus text of the Bible. We now have men preaching from perversions of scripture instead of the King James Bible. Satan has sown the tares in that our government passes laws that are in violation of the Bible.

Our society is trying to remove the thought of God and is becoming hostile toward Bible Christianity. While preachers are content with big crowds and big paychecks our country is going to hell. O God help us to wake up stand up and preach the truth. Amen.