33. THE LAST PARABLE (Luke 20:9-19)
BACKGROUND: The vineyard referred first to the Jews, especially to their leaders, but now it can also refer to the Christian church during the end
- What kind of man did the tenants consider the owner of the vineyard to be?
- What was the mistake of the tenants concerning their master?
- What kind of relationship between God and man does Jesus want to portray through this
- Why didn't the master interfere when the first servant got home empty-handed
- Why do you think the treatment of the servants got worse and worse every time
- Why doesn't God prevent his servants from being mistreated and
- What is the fruit God wants to have from us?
- What is the fruit God wants to have from our church?
- Why is it sometimes difficult to give the fruit of our labour to God?
- What was the motive of the master when sending his beloved son to the vineyard?
- For what reasons would you send your child to a similar place at the risk of his life?
- Why is this world so important to God that he sent his only Son here?
- What made the tenants so bold as to kill the son of their master?
- What made people so bold as to kill the Son of God?
- In what way are we all responsible for the death of Jesus?
- What will happen to those who are responsible for the death of Jesus
- How can you apply verse 16 to the Christian church during the end
- After finishing the parable of the tenants Jesus used another well-known image to predict his death: the capstone of a building. What do verses 17-18 mean?
- What makes a church or an individual Christian throw away the capstone of their
- What did Jesus want to say through his last parable to the leaders of the Jews?
- What does Jesus want to say to the leaders of the Christian church through this parable?
- What does Jesus want to say to you personally through this parable?
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