Found by Peace

14 The fortress will be abandoned,     the noisy city deserted; citadel and watchtower will become a wasteland forever,     the delight of donkeys, a pasture for flocks, 15 till the Spirit is poured on us from on high,     and the desert becomes a fertile field,     and the fertile field seems like a forest. 16 The Lord’s justice will dwell …

Who are the Tares?

Every  believer thinks that they have the tares identified: it’s those people whose doctrine is wrong. They aren’t saved. Everybody thinks they have revelation about what Paul’s “thorn in the flesh” was: it’s whatever is tormenting them relentlessly. John said that there were already “many antichrists,” so it is probably ok for everyone to disagree …