Parable of Faith Part 4
“Jesus called the mustard seed “the least of all seeds” (Matthew 13:32), yet it can grow 12 feet high. Some have considered that since other seeds in other regions can be smaller then perhaps Jesus was in error–He was not. Notice what one scholar states about the Greek word used in this parable:
A question is sometimes raised about this statement because the passage declared that the mustard seed is “the smallest of all your seeds” (v. 32). Actually, the text in the Greek New Testament is comparative (mikroteron) which means that it is smaller. Some hold that this is an error in Scripture because the seed of the orchid, for instance, is still smaller. This, however, is ruled out by the passage itself which limits the seeds under consideration to those that are planted in the Holy Land. The fact that smaller seeds are found elsewhere in the world is without significance (Walvoord John F. The Prophecy Knowledge Handbook. Victor Books, Wheaton (il), 1990, p. 375).”
This is SUBTERFUGE!
The Synoptic Gospels say the mustard seed is the smallest of seeds, now this guy is saying the synoptics said “in the area of the holy land”.
Please compare the size and the word and tell me that smallest means smaller!
Now, because the Synoptics are caught in a PREVARICATION
we get articles saying:
Ok ok ok ….it is not the smallest of seeds,
because we have been caught in a lie:),
and now what we mean is that the mustard seed is smaller,
because now smallest really means smaller.
And not only that, we meant to compare the seeds only “in the holy land” not in the world, even though we did not make that stipulation earlier in the unattested scripture!
Because Peter said we must not wrest with their quibble!
2 Peter 3:16
As also in all his epistles, speaking in them of these things; in which are some things hard to be understood, which they that are unlearned and unstable wrest, as they do also the other scriptures, unto their owndestruction.
That is now what we mean.
because that way this will FLY.
Give me a break!
This is beating around the mustard bush!
Back to the article:
“Jesus explained that He spoke in parables so that most would not understand what He was teaching as access to the kingdom has not been given to most in this age. So because of all this, recall that His disciples figured out what He was teaching.”
Yea, after they asked him privately the meaning!
Well, Mr COG (Bob Thiel, Ph.D.) they did not understand and they had to come to him privately because they did not have eyes to see and ears to hear even though the Synoptic Jesus said they did but
he was only quibbling with his Synoptic disciples
because he did not really mean what he said!
What is interesting about the Synoptic Gospels is they use each other to support each other so that people who write articles like the one above can skirt the truth about their lie by skipping to another synoptic gospel to cover their lie!
IN the gospel of Matthew the disciples came to him privately to ask what the parable meant!
Then Jesus sent the multitude away, and went into the house: and his disciples came unto him, saying, Declare unto us the parable of the tares of the field.
The Synoptic Gospels are inspired by men and
that is why the gospel of Matthew, Mark and Luke
are so ERRANT!
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