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Thought for the Week

Is It Fair?


We examine a parable given only in Matthew 20. We might be challenged. Is it fair? As are many parables of Jesus, this one proposes something to be like the Kingdom of Heaven (or of God). It is a vineyard owner. Background tells us grape harvest takes place in early fall, immediately following come fall rains. The rains are heavy at times and if they come early or the harvest is delayed, the rains will ruin the grape crop. So we know it is imperative to get the harvest done as soon as it is ripe. Our parable: The vineyard owner goes to the marketplace. It is where day laborers gather await...

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