Learning Activity 61

The Parable of the Husbandmen

 

The parable of the husbandmen appears in three places in the Scriptures:

 

Matthew 21:33–46
Mark 12:1–12
Luke 20:9–18

 

1. Luke 20:9 ____________________________________________________________
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2. To whom was the parable spoken? ______________________________________

3. Who was the parable against? (Who is “the husbandmen) Hint: See Luke 20:19; Matthew 21:45; Mark 12:12 _____________________________________________
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4. What does the vineyard represent in this parable? (Hint: See Matthew 21:43) ______________________________________________________________________

5. Who does the “certain man” who planted the vineyard in Luke 20:9 represent? ______________________________________________________________________

6. Who do you think the “servants” are that are mentioned in verses ten, eleven and twelve? ___________________________________________________________
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7. What do you think “the fruit of the vineyard” could be in verse ten? __________
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8. Who do you think is represented by “my beloved son” in verse thirteen? (Hint: See Luke 3:22) _________________________________________________________

9. How do you think the husbandmen were destroyed as indicated in verse sixteen? ______________________________________________________________
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10. What do you think the phrase, “and shall give the vineyard to others” in verse sixteen means? ________________________________________________________

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