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BibleGateway: Matthew 13:24-30

ESV Text: Matthew 13:24-30

KJV Text:

The section starts at about 3:1 and ends at about 4:7

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     24 Another parable put he forth unto them, saying, The kingdom of heaven is likened unto a man which sowed good seed in his field: 25 But while men slept, his enemy came and sowed tares among the wheat, and went his way. 26 But when the blade was sprung up, and brought forth fruit, then appeared the tares also. 27 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? 28 He said unto them, An enemy hath done this. The servants said unto him, Wilt thou then that we go and gather them up? 29 But he said, Nay; lest while ye gather up the tares, ye root up also the wheat with them. 30 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.(KJV)

Hymn: TLH 611:
The Day Is Surely Drawing Near

— Organ Audio

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1. The day is surely drawing near 
When God’s Son, the Anointed, 
Shall with great majesty appear 
As Judge of all appointed. 
All mirth and laughter then shall cease 
When flames on flames will still increase, 
As Scripture truly teacheth. 

2. A trumpet loud shall then resound 
And all the earth be shaken. 
Then all who in their graves are found 
Shall from their sleep awaken; 
But all that live shall in that hour 
By the Almighty’s boundless pow’r 
Be changed at His commanding. 

3. A book is opened then to all, 
A record truly telling 
What each hath done, both great and small, 
When he on earth was dwelling; 
And ev’ry heart be clearly seen, 
And all be known as they have been 
In tho’ts and words and actions. 

4. Then woe to those who scorned the Lord 
And sought but carnal pleasures, 
Who here despised His precious Word 
And loved their earthly treasures! 
With shame and trembling they will stand 
And at the Judge’s stern command 
To Satan be delivered. 

5. O Jesus, who my debt didst pay 
And for my sin wast smitten, 
Within the Book of Life, oh, may 
My name be also written! 
I will not doubt; I trust in Thee, 
From Satan Thou hast made me free 
And from all condemnation. 

6. Therefore my Intercessor be 
And for Thy blood and merit 
Declare my name from judgment free 
With all who life inherit, 
That I may see Thee face to face 
With all Thy saints in that blest place 
Which Thou for us hast purchased. 

7. O Jesus Christ, do not delay, 
But hasten our salvation; 
We often tremble on our way 
In fear and tribulation. 
Then hear us when we cry to Thee; 
Come, mighty Judge, and make us free 
From every evil! Amen.