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Parable of the Vineyard/Tenants

The stone the builders rejected
    has become the cornerstone;
the Lord has done this,
    and it is marvelous in our eyes

Psalm 118:22,23


  • Check in on every to see how everyone is
  • What’s something that has made you very angry?

Read Matthew 21:33-46 together

Sermon Recap

  • Context:
    • Landowner: God
    • Vineyard: Israel
    • Tenants: People of Israel
    • Servants: Prophets
    • Owner’s son: Jesus
    • Other Tenants: Gentiles
  • Self righteousness leads to lack of repentance
  • God seeks the heart and not appearance

Discussion Questions

  • What else happens in Matthew 21? (Context of this parable)
  • What do we learn about God’s intention and character in this parable?
  • In what areas of our lives have we continued to reject God’s mercy?
  • God has given us the good news to produce fruit, how are we actively producing fruit?