I. A Question of Authority

  1. A Question About Authority
  2. A Question that Jesus wouldn’t answer
  3. A Question that can remind us…

           a.authority isn’t a dirty word.

           b. Jesus is the ultimate authority.

 II. A Parable of Irresponsibility

      1.The Cast

An Owner – God

Tenants – Israel’s religious rulers

Servants – Prophets

A Son – Jesus

     2. The Lesson

        a.God is good and patient

        b. We are sinful

        c. The Son has come

        d. Judgment is coming