Just Who Are the Wicked Tenants of God’s Vineyard?
Are we the “wicked tenants” Jesus speaks of in Mark 12? Who, me? How could that be? I’m a good person. I try to live the right way and follow where Jesus leads me. Maybe. Even so, it could be that we have been the wicked servants.
The Parable of the Wicked Tenants
In the parable of the wicked tenants, Jesus tells us of a man who
…planted a vineyard, put a hedge around it, dug a wine press, and…leased it to tenant farmers…At the proper time he sent a servant to the tenants to obtain from them some of the produce of the