Another metaphor for the church is that of a vineyard. For examples of this see Matthew 20:1-16, 21:28, 21:33; Luke 13:6-9, John 4:35-38, 1 Corinthians 3:5-9, and Proverbs 24:30-34.
How is the church like a vineyard?
What do the parables in Matthew 20 and 21 teach about whose vineyard is it and our role is in that vineyard?
What is the message from the parable in Luke 13:6-9?
What happens if workers neglect the vineyard? (Proverbs 24:30-34)
In the 1st Corinthians text, what jobs did Paul and Apollos have?
What are some ways we can plant the seeds of the kingdom?
What are some ways we can water the seeds of the kingdom?
What is the message about working in the Kingdom from John 4:35-38?
What lesson impresses you the most when you think about the church as God’s vineyard?
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