What if you were kind to someone, and they returned the favor by killing your child?
Despite the ones who came before the son to have the tenants do the right thing, they continued to rebel. The Prophets and Priests of the Old Testament were sent to Israel, just as the servants were sent to the vineyard. When they were met with resistance, his son was sent. These evil caretakers took the like of the one who gave them everything.
This parable reminds me of the endless grace and mercy of our loving Father. It also makes me think of what I owe for what He gave. Thank You God, that I don’t have to pay that debt.
Do y’all like trivia? In Matthew 21, verse 4, Matthew tell us that Jesus rode in on a donkey colt to fulfill the words of the prophet. What prophet in the Old Testament prophesied “Say to Daughter Zion, “See, your King comes to you, gentle and riding on a donkey, and on a colt, the foal of a donkey.” ?