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A time of harvest

From the November 1982 issue of The Christian Science Journal


In Jesus' parable of the tares and the wheat the question came up about the right time to pluck up the tares and destroy them. The householder's answer was, "Let both grow together until the harvest: and in the time of harvest I will say to the reapers, Gather ye together first the tares, and bind them in bundles to burn them: but gather the wheat into my barn.