Thought for the Week
August 11, 2022
Isaiah brings a parable to his people. You remember parables literally means ”putting things alongside each other in order to understand what is unknown or misunderstood with the use of something known and understood.” So his parable is about a person who has a vineyard. This person has gone to great lengths to create the best vineyard possible. It is set in very fruitful soil on a hillside (to create and maintain proper drainage). It is fenced to keep out anything that might trample or damage the vines. Stones have been removed (farmers understand the need to remove stones to provide m...