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Matthew 21:33-46

Lesson Focus

The parable of the Wicked Tenants calls us not to be like the Jewish religious leaders who failed to guide Israel toward righteousness and fruitfulness. Through this passage, we see God's unwavering love and patience despite human sinfulness.

Through this lesson, students should:

  1. Understand the significance of the Parable of the Wicked Tenants as a reflection of the Jewish religious leaders' rejection of God's messengers and their failure to guide Israel toward righteousness.

  2. Explore the theological themes of God's steadfast love and patience in the face of human sinfulness, as exemplified by the vineyard owner's actions in the parable.