heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them, I will liken him unto a wise
built his house upon a rock: ... And the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that house; and it fell: and great was the fall of it.
When any one heareth the word
of the kingdom, and understandeth
] not, then cometh the wicked
], and catcheth away that which was sown in his heart. This
is he which received seed by the way side. ... But he that received
seed into the good
ground is he that heareth the word, and understandeth [it
]; which also beareth
fruit, and bringeth forth, some an
hundredfold, some sixty, some thirty.
is the world; the good
seed are the children of the kingdom; but the tares are the children of the wicked
]; ... Then shall
the righteous shine forth as the sun in
the kingdom of their Father. Who
hath ears to hear, let him hear.
Again, the kingdom of heaven is like unto a net
, that was cast into the sea, and gathered
of every kind: ... Which, when it was full, they drew to shore, and sat down, and gathered
the good into vessels, but cast the bad away.
So those servants went out into the highways, and gathered together all as many as they found, both
bad and good: and the
wedding was furnished with guests. ... And when
the king came in to see the guests, he saw there a man which
had not on a wedding garment:
Jeremiah 24:2 One basket
] very good figs, [even
] like the figs [that are
] first ripe
: and the other basket [had
] very naughty
figs, which could not be eaten, they were so bad
1 Corinthians 10:1
Moreover, brethren, I would
not that ye should be ignorant, how that all our
under the cloud, and all
passed through the sea; ... But with many of them God was not well pleased: for they were overthrown in the wilderness.
1 John 2:19
They went out
from us, but they were not of us; for
if they had been of us, they would [no doubt
] have continued with us: but [they went out
], that they might
be made manifest that they were not all of us.
I will therefore put
you in remembrance, though ye once knew this, how that the Lord, having
saved the people out of the land of Egypt, afterward
destroyed them that believed not.