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Issue No: 781     Published: 17 Oct 2016

WHO WILL DARE TO BE A DISCIPLE? (Part 12)

THE KINGDOM PARABLES - THE WAY OF DISCIPLESHIP

There are a number of 'kingdom parables' spread throughout the Gospels. These relate directly to discipleship. For it is disciples, those fully sold out to Jesus, who are the inhabitants of the kingdom. At this time, we will simply look at those found in Matthew 13.

But why does Jesus speak in parables? He explains it.....

10 The disciples came to him and asked, “Why do you speak to the people in parables?” 11 He replied, “Because the knowledge of the secrets of the kingdom of heaven has been given to you, but not to them. 12 Whoever has will be given more, and they will have an abundance. Whoever does not have, even what they have will be taken from them. 13 This is why I speak to them in parables: “Though seeing, they do not see; though hearing, they do not hear or understand. (Matthew 13:11-13)

Firstly, let us look at one of the, if not the most, well known ones.....

The Parable of the Sower

13 That same day Jesus went out of the house and sat by the lake. 2 Such large crowds gathered around him that he got into a boat and sat in it, while all the people stood on the shore. 3 Then he told them many things in parables, saying: “A farmer went out to sow his seed. 4 As he was scattering the seed, some fell along the path, and the birds came and ate it up. 5 Some fell on rocky places, where it did not have much soil. It sprang up quickly, because the soil was shallow. 6 But when the sun came up, the plants were scorched, and they withered because they had no root. 7 Other seed fell among thorns, which grew up and choked the plants. 8 Still other seed fell on good soil, where it produced a crop—a hundred, sixty or thirty times what was sown. 9 Whoever has ears, let them hear.” (Matthew 13:1-8)


This important parable tells the story of the lives of those who come to hear of, and then accept, Jesus. The path is those who hear but do not accept. The different soils represent the varied lives of followers, once they do accept Jesus. While those of the 'once saved, always saved' school will try to argue that even seed not sown on the path but on the first 3 soils did not truly germinate, for these people fall away for the reasons stated. But this is simply not true, for all this seed did grow in the first instance, but died through a lack of care, a lack of discipleship.

This parable is so important that Jesus explained its meaning to His disciples.....

18 “Listen then to what the parable of the sower means: 19 When anyone hears the message about the kingdom and does not understand it, the evil one comes and snatches away what was sown in their heart. This is the seed sown along the path. 20 The seed falling on rocky ground refers to someone who hears the word and at once receives it with joy. 21 But since they have no root, they last only a short time. When trouble or persecution comes because of the word, they quickly fall away. 22 The seed falling among the thorns refers to someone who hears the word, but the worries of this life and the deceitfulness of wealth choke the word, making it unfruitful. 23 But the seed falling on good soil refers to someone who hears the word and understands it. This is the one who produces a crop, yielding a hundred, sixty or thirty times what was sown.” (Matthew 13:18-23)

This passage proves that the 'once saved, always saved' theology is false. The philosophy is anti-discipleship, for it effectively teaches that there is no need to be discipled, of living a life sold out to God, as you cannot lose your salvation. The protagonists may not say so in such frank words, but this is the essence of what is taught. Hence evangelists who simply count commitments without making arrangements for the converts to be discipled are mostly wasting their time. Research has shown that only 6% of those who 'come forward' and make commitments, are still active in 6 months. A stark example of seed falling on 'rocky ground'.

The final 'good soil' is the most interesting one to me. For it tells me that not all Christians are the same. For while we all receive the same salvation, our response to salvation varies.

This cannot be explained fully here, but I will try and give a brief summary. To get the full explanation, you need to read A REVELATION OF…….THE PARABLE OF THE SOWER - The Call of the Kingdom freely available HERE

This parable applies both on a personal and (church) level.

Still other seed fell on good soil, where it produced a crop—a hundred, sixty or thirty times what was sown.

30% FRUIT: Accepting Jesus (Traditional and Evangelical Churches). Those who accept their salvation and live a good life, following the instructions of the Word.

60% FRUIT: Infilled or Baptized with the Holy Spirit (Pentecostal and Charismatic Churches). With Holy Spirit baptism generally comes a greater understanding of the Word, and a greater commitment to to Jesus through the leading of the Holy Spirit.

100% FRUIT: Submission to the will of the Father (the kingdom). Living a sold out life of discipleship to our Lord.

There is so much more I would like to share about this crucial parable, so would urge you to seek it out at the publication above.

I repeat, Jesus said that His parables would only be understood by those with a disciples heart for Him. Please take time to study and pray, so that the Holy Spirit may guide you into the will of the Father, as per the example set by Jesus.

We will continue with the next parables in this chapter next week.

Will you dare to be a disciple? I will.

(Continued next week)

FROM THE WORD

THE WORDS OF JESUS

May we hear what the Lord is saying to us.

The Disciples Question Jesus (John 4:27-42)
About whether he has had food to eat.

“I have food to eat that you know nothing about.”
“My food is to do the will of the One who sent me, and to complete his work. Don’t you have a saying, ‘four more months until harvest?’ Open your eyes and look around! The crops in the fields are ripe, ready for harvest. The reaper is being paid and harvesting a crop for eternal life so that both the sower and the reaper can celebrate. So the proverb ‘one sows, another reaps,’ is true. I sent you to reap what you didn’t work for. Others did the hard work and you have reaped the benefits of what they did.”

Jesus Rejected at Nazareth (Luke 4:14-30)
His home town. Reading from the scroll of Isaiah.

“The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, for he has anointed me to announce good news to the destitute. He has sent me to proclaim that prisoners will be released, the blind will see, the oppressed will be freed, 19and to proclaim the time of the Lord’s favor.”
“This Scripture you’ve just heard has been fulfilled today!”
“I’m sure you’ll repeat this proverb to me, ‘Physician, heal yourself!’ and ask, “Why don’t you do here in your own hometown what we heard you did in Capernaum?” But I tell you the truth, no prophet is accepted in his hometown. I guarantee that there were many widows in Israel during the time of Elijah when there was a drought for three and a half years, causing a great famine throughout the country. Yet Elijah wasn’t sent to any of them. He was sent to a widow in Zarephath in the region of Sidon! Even though there were many lepers in Israel in the time of Elisha, the only one who was healed was Naaman the Syrian!”

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SUBMISSION AND OBEDIENCE

926. Obedience is refined in the fire of testing.

927. If we obey those we respect, it begs the question, "Do we respect ourselves more than Jesus?"

928. If God knows more than me, shouldn't I take His advice?

929. As God grows in me, there is less and less room for me myself!

930. Heaven is reached through obedience to God's will, not simply the recitation of a 'Sinners Prayer'.

931. Godly obedience is the present outworking of belief and faith.

932. I cannot truly say I'm a believer if I'm not prepared to follow the path of the one in whom I believe.

933. Freewill is a choice, obedience the choice of freewill.

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LAUGHING AT OURSELVES

***Blessed are those who can laugh at themselves for they shall never cease to be amused***

*** Those who can't laugh at themselves leave the job to others. ***


381. GETTING WHAT YOU DESERVE
Matt, Kimo, and Ken are killed in a car accident and end up at St. Peter's gates. Matt is told by St. Peter that a wife has been chosen for him for eternity. St. Peter then introduces Matt to his new mate, who is ugly and not to the Matt's liking. Matt says "What did I do to deserve this?" St. Peter answers, "You killed 10 birds in your lifetime, and this is the eternal result."

Kimo is then introduced to his eternal wife who is even uglier than Matt's wife. Kimo grumbles, "What did I do to deserve this?" St. Peter replies, "While you lived, you killed 20 birds, and this is the eternal result."

Ken nervously approaches St. Peter but is overjoyed to meet his new wife, a beautiful woman any man would be thrilled to have. Kimo asks "What did I do to deserve this?" St. Peter responds, "You? It was her...she killed 30 birds!"

380. JUST CHECKING
When Adam stayed out very late for a few nights, Eve became upset. "You're running around with other women," Eve charged.

"Don't be ridiculous, honey," Adam responded. "You're the only woman on earth."

The quarrel continued until Adam fell asleep, only to be awakened by someone poking him in the chest. It was Eve.

"What do you think you're doing?" Adam demanded.

"Counting your ribs," said Eve.

379. TOO MUCH TO BARE
A Preacher, a missionary, and an overweight tenor from the church choir are visiting Israel when, all of a sudden, they are captured by Arab terrorists. They are informed by these terrorists that they are going to be shot.

The Preacher said, "We are men of God. You can't shoot us!"

When the terrorists refused, the Preacher asked the terrorists for one last request each.

"Okay," said the terrorist chief, "one last request each - but keep it short."

The Preacher says, "I would like to give a two hour sermon and not have anyone in my audience leave or fall asleep."

The tenor says, "I would like to give a two hour concert of my favorite hymns."

"And what about you?" the terrorist chief asked the missionary.

"Oh please!" said the missionary, kneeling with his hands raised in supplication. "Shoot me first!"

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THIS WEEK'S QUESTION: Is it true that it takes more muscles to frown than it does to smile?

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342. IT'S DEEP
It would take 11 Empire State Buildings, stacked one on top of the other, to measure the Gulf of Mexico at its deepest point. (Could a storm topple the top building though?)

343. BEING PREPARED
The world’s most drought resistant tree is the ‘Baobab Tree’. It can store up to 35,900 gallons (160,000 litres) of water in its trunk for later use. (Water, water nowhere, but I still have plenty to drink.)

344. FROZEN GAS TANK?
Gasoline has no specific freezing point, for it freezes at any temperature between -180 and -240 degrees Fahrenheit. When gasoline freezes, it never totally solidifies, but simply resembles gum or wax. (Whatever the temperature, it is really cold!)

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CORNY

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200. THE INTELLIGENT ESCAPEE
Three women escaped from prison....

They ran for miles until they came upon an old barn, so they decided to hide in the hayloft and rest. When they climbed up, they found three gunnysacks and decided to put them over their heads for camouflage.

About an hour later the sheriff and his deputy came into the barn. The sheriff told his deputy to go up and check out the hayloft.

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so he kicked it again and the voice said "Potatoes."

199. IDENTIFICATION
One day a salesman stopped by the Jammer Jones farm, knocked, and Jammer's wife Frannie came to the door.

"Is your husband home, Ma'am?" he asked.

"Sure is. He's over to the cow barn."

"Well, I got something to show him, Ma'am. Will I have any difficulty finding him?"

"Shouldn't have any difficulties... He's the one with the beard and mustache."

198. MORE FAVOURITES FROM STEVEN WRIGHT

*** My aunt gave me a walkie-talkie for my birthday. She says if I'm good, she'll give me the other one next year.

*** I planted some bird seed. A bird came up. Now I don't know what to feed it.

*** If you were going to shoot a mime, would you use a silencer?

*** A lot of people are afraid of heights. Not me, I'm afraid of widths.

*** I eat swiss cheese. But I only nibble on it. I make the holes bigger.

** I took a course in speed waiting. Now I can wait an hour in only ten minutes.

*** I had amnesia once or twice.

*** Yesterday I told a chicken to cross the road. It said, "what for?"

*** I xeroxed my watch. Now I have time to spare.

197. ABSENCE
Little Johnny stared at his test paper.

The big read "F" stared back at him.

Freddie looked at his glum friend and asked, "Why did you get such a low grade on that test?"

"Because of an absence," Johnny answered.

"You mean you were absent on the day of the test?" he questioned.

Little Johnny replied,

"No, but the kid who sits next to me was."

196. THE SUPPORTIVE WIFE
A man seeing Flashing red and blue lights in his rear view mirror. The man says: What's the problem officer?

Officer: You were going 75 miles an hour in a 55 mile an hour zone.

Man: No sir, I was going 65.

Wife: Oh, Harry. You were going 80. [Man gives wife a dirty look.]

Officer: I'm also going to give you a ticket for your broken tail light.

Man: Broken tail light? I didn't know about a broken tail light!

Wife: Oh Harry, you've known about that tail light for weeks. [Man gives his wife a dirty look.]

Officer: I'm also going to give you a citation for not wearing your seat belt.

Man: Oh, I just took it off when you were walking up to the car.

Wife: Oh, Harry, you never wear your seat belt!

Man turns to his wife and yells:"Shut your darn mouth!"

Officer turns to the woman and asks, "Ma'am, does your husband talk to you this way all the time?"

Wife says: "No, only when he's drunk."

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Azerbaijan's Ambiguous Bible Breakthrough

After 20-year struggle, will new Bible society even be allowed to print Bibles?

A restrictive majority-Muslim country is getting good news—or rather, the Good News.
The recent registration of a Bible Society in Azerbaijan, after a 20-year fight, has brought fresh optimism to the country’s minority Christians. But there remains some confusion about the types of books it will be allowed to print, with even Bibles potentially falling foul of the country’s strict regulations.

Terje Hartberg from United Bible Societies called it “a great development, which will start a new chapter in Bible ministry for all Christians in Azerbaijan.”

However, all literature either printed or imported by the Bible Society will remain subject to approval by the government. Every publication is labeled with an official sticker, and distribution is only allowed at state-approved venues.

Those who distribute any religious literature outside these strict limitations face administrative or criminal punishment, reports Forum 18, a news agency focused on religious freedom in Central Asia.

The Old Testament and Hebrew Bible, meanwhile, remain on the list of banned books. Texts from these parts of the Bible have been confiscated in police raids, according to Forum 18.

Asked whether the prohibition of the Old Testament in effect bans the Bible too, Forum 18’s Felix Corley told World Watch Monitor by email: “Well, you can't publish, print, import, or distribute any religious publication without prior permission from the State Committee, which will also set numbers allowed. So nothing is approved until it is approved.

“Then it can only be distributed in a state-approved venue with a sticker from the State Committee. It appears these stickers have not been available since April. As for the Old Testament, that appears to have been on a police list. So who knows?”

Source: Christianity Today

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As God is pure and we are not, He can only be approached through a mediator, a priest.

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WAXING LYRICAL

Another Bowentown adventure. It is amazing how the Lord communicates with you
when you are genuinely seeking Him. I am one of those strange people who enjoys
running – well, most of the time anyway. This poem shows how the Lord is not 2000
years behind the times, but communicates with us in ways that are relevant to our
circumstances and life.

ON THE RUN - Part 2

First there was the sand, a myriad of it you know,
Pushed about by the tide, not seeing where to go.
For there are many Christians just like that sand,
Drifting with the flow, not knowing how to stand.

In the water too, were many plants a bobbing,
So painful, one could almost hear them sobbing!
For they had grown initially, but their roots were short,
Overcome by the troubles of life, their God they did abort.

But the saddest of all to me, in the now seething cauldron,
Were the dead leaves floating, no protection to call on,
Even as I watched one, broken, smashed into a rock,
Yes a Christian, but the Spirit’s power, he did mock.

My heart lifted, looking at the rocks out there,
For them, the turmoil all around did not scare.
But as I looked closer, I could see rough edges worn away,
For The Spirit was moulding them, they were there to stay!

I realised then, the value of ‘The Rock’ in my life,
For he protects me, from the effects of the strife
That surrounds me. Christians, so hard to believe!
Refusing the mighty power of The Spirit to receive!

I jumped off my rock, now surrounded by water,
It’s time to return home, for I must not loiter,
My lessons for the day so moving, never to be spurned,
But more was to come, still more wisdom to be learned.

By this time, my body would hardly canter,
Kept going only, by pretending joyful banter,
For I knew the end of the pain would be,
When I reached the base of that fallen tree.

I thought I had reached the limb of my choosing,
Only to find, it was now my mind I was loosing!
So I plodded on, until my tree was found,
My energy levels, now at zilch were around!

Oh Lord, please help me up this path,
For I want to go home to a hot bath. (Shower actually!)
I’ve not the energy to do this myself,
Please lend to me, a little of thyself."

"Reached the end of yourself, that’s good to see,
For that is how I want you, permanently to be!"
Words spoken gently but with firmness by He,
"Yes Lord, I will try then, to give you all of me."

I walked up the path, past the Sewage Station,
It so reminded me so, of the state of the nation,
As I breathed in that foul, decaying smell,
God prompted me, "How many will rot in hell?"

A few drops of rain started to fall around,
Seen in the puddles but not on the ground,
But symbolic to me, His hand making me wet,
Today my own efforts did not raise a sweat.

"Drops of anointing," He let me know,
"And as your faith continues to grow,
The spots will increase, to a heavy stream,
That is, if what you say, is what you mean."

As I sit reviewing what is written,
My heart with wonder, it is smitten.
It is ironic, for when I woke up today,
No poem could I see, coming my way.

I know the Lord has called me to warn the lost,
To repent now before they are forever tossed
Into the pit of hell, from which there is no way out,
Many souls out there, don’t know what it’s all about.

Also to warn the church, before it is too late,
That many of you too, will meet the same fate,
If you don’t teach Biblical Christianity,
Instead of a godly form of Humanity.

For the Lord is calling us to holiness today,
This is now his call, that we must obey,
To take part in his Tabernacle Church,
Or be left outside, forever in the lurch.

His call is yours, His call is mine,
No longer acceptable, no longer fine,
Another Laodicean Church, us to be,
Lukewarm, not red hot, in seeking Thee!

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A DAVID MUSING

Kathy and I are starting to get excited about our trip to India, in less that 4 weeks' time now, for our third son Nigel's marriage to Savi, a lovely Indian lady he met in London, where they both live. Preparations are starting in earnest!

I am flat out writing PGIM's for the period we are away, having already completed the Tuesday Teachings.

Kathy's sari for the wedding has already been bought by Savi. She is now about to receive her personally tailored evening dress, from China, for the cocktail party on the night after the wedding.

I will get organised for clothing once I get over there! Typical man!

Injections are on the way for Kathy, as we are also going to Kenya after our time in India, for 10 days.

The most exciting thing for us, next to the Indian wedding, is having all our four children, plus our current daughter-in-law and grandchildren, all together for the first time in 20+ years!!!

For our family is spread between Britain and New Zealand, literally at opposite ends of the world! So here we are, meeting in the middle, in Bangalore, the 'Silicon Valley' of India.

Plus, as a bonus, our brothers and sisters and spouses, and one of our nephews and his lady, are coming too, to make it a truly grand occasion to welcome Savi into our family. I hope she likes what she sees!!! (Actually, she has met most of us already!)

Reminds me of the wedding we also have to come with Jesus! Hallelujah!

Until next week.......

MAY GOD BLESS YOU AND YOU BLESS GOD.

His servant and yours

David Tait

Today's 'Word Puzzle' Answer: CRONY

TODAY'S 'BIBLE QUESTION' ANSWER: a. BIBLE (Luke 12:59)

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WALKING WITH JESUS MINISTRIES is a non-profit, non-denominational, Bible based ministry located in Hastings, New Zealand. A ministry dedicated to developing discipleship, fostering unity amongst God’s people to achieve the Great Commission, and in doing so, preparing for Christ’s return. It is securely based upon the foundational principles of the Apostles Creed while recognising the wide and rich diversity of beliefs amongst Christians in other areas. In accordance with the Lord’s direction, materials produced by the ministry are available, free of charge, to genuine enquirers upon request. The ministry is solely funded by donations, as the Lord provides. A list of materials available (plus some fun!) is obtainable and freely downloadable from our website
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Walking With Jesus Ministries
7 Bull Street
Ahuriri
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New Zealand

Phone: (06) 835 0567 International (+64) 6 835 0567

Email: enquiries@wwj.org.nz
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Our role is to bless and encourage those in ministry while promoting co-operation and unity of direction amongst the body of Christ, as emphasised 3 times by Jesus in His longest prayer, immediately prior to His arrest and crucifixion. "… so that they may be one as we are one." (John 17:12, 21, 23-4) Our website is currently being developed to encourage your participation one with another, to share resources, and to enable you to promote events and items of interest to the body as a whole – and have a smile while doing it!

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