Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The field is the world; the good seed are the children of the kingdom; but the tares are the children of the wicked one;
And this Gospel of the Kingdom shall be preached in all the inhabited earth for a testimony to all the nations, and then shall the end come.
And Jesus, coming near, spake to them, saying, "All authority was given to Me in Heaven and on earth:
And He said to them, "Going into all the world, preach the Gospel to the whole creation.
and that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in His name to all the nations, beginning from Jerusalem.
But I say, did they not hear? Yes, verily, "Their sound went out into all the earth, and their words to the ends of the inhabited earth."
but now made manifest, and through the prophetic Scriptures, according to the commandment of the eternal God, made known to all nations for obedience to the faith:
which is present among you, even as it is in all the world bearing fruit and increasing, as it does in you also, since the day ye heard and knew the grace of God in truth;
And I saw another angel flying in mid-heaven, having the eternal Gospel to proclaim to those who dwell on the earth, and to every nation, and tribe, and tongue, and people;
But as many as received Him, to them He gave the right to become children of God, to those believing in His name;
Verily, verily, I say to you, unless the grain of wheat, having fallen into the ground, dies, it abides alone; but, if it dies, it bears much fruit,
and, if children, heirs also; heirs, indeed, of God, and joint-heirs with Christ; if, indeed, we suffer with Him, that we may be also glorified with Him.
Having willed it, He brought us forth with a word of truth, that we might be a certain first-fruit of His creatures.
Hearken, my beloved brethren, did not God choose the poor of the world to be rich in faith, and heirs of the kingdom which he promised to those who love Him?
1 Peter 1:23
having been begotten again, not of corruptible seed, but incorruptible, through the word of God, that lives and abides.
1 John 3:2
Beloved, now are we children of God, and never yet was it manifested what we shall be. We know that, if He shall be manifested, we shall be like Him, because we shall see Him as He is.
The children of the wicked
When any one hears the word of the Kingdom, and understands it not, the evil one comes, and snatches away what has been sown in his heart: this is he that was sown by the wayside.
Ye are of your father the Devil; and the desires of your father ye wish to do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and has not stood in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaks a lie, he speaks of his own; because he is a liar, and the father of it.
said, "O full of all guile, and all villainy, son of the Devil, enemy of all righteousness, will you not cease perverting the right ways of the Lord?
For many are walking, of whom I often told you, and now tell you even weeping, that they are the enemies of the cross of Christ.
1 John 3:8
He that commits sin is of the Devil; because the Devil sins from the beginning. To this end was the Son of God manifested, that He might destroy the works of the Devil.
And five of them were foolish, and five wise;