Wheat and Tares grow together!
ONLY ONE THING IS NEEDED!!!!
Jesus said to let the wheat and the tares grow together and do not try to determine which is “wheat” and which is” tare”, for in that process the wheat will be hurt (Matt. 13:29). Jesus said to leave that to Him and His mighty angels who will at the end of time vide the wheat from the tares and the sheep from the goats.
Man looks at the outward appearance but only God can see the heart. Having said that, sometimes it may appear that a person claiming to be a Christian is continuing in sin with little or no change in their lives. One explanation may be that they are not yet born of God even though they “go to church” and do other religious or good things. The best thing we can do for that person is to keep loving them and telling them about our awesome King who died for them because of His love for them.
Similarly, it may appear that a person claiming to be a Christian is continuing in sin with little or no change in his life, and he really is born of God and thus really is a child of God. Likewise the best thing we can do for that person is to keep loving him and telling him about our awesome King who died for him and establishing him in God's love for him. It’s the same answer and application for both situations.
God made this simple! His Spirit leads the believer into all truth as we trust Him to do so. “It is the goodness of God that leads a person to repentance” (Rom. 2:4) – changing one’s mind. The goodness of God shines brightly through Jesus and enriches us to keep our eyes upon Him, while encouraging others to do the same knowing that everything will go and grow as planned.
Jesus said only one thing was needful in this life. Only one thing! He said Mary had found the one thing. Remember, Mary was sitting, resting at His feet, looking into His eyes and listening to His voice (Luke 10:42). One thing – resting in Jesus (looking and listening). He is the one thing.
With these truths in mind, don’t fret about what someone else may or may not be doing. Just do the “one thing.” Do you recall when Peter asked Jesus about another believer and he said to Jesus, “What about him? What about this man?” Jesus answered Peter and said, “What is that to you, Peter? You follow Me” (John 21:22).