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Lessons from the Vineyard

Cycle AOrdinary TimeWeek 27

by Bishop Robert BarronOctober 05, 2008


In both the prophet Isaiah and the Gospel of Matthew, we find the image of the vineyard as a symbol of Israel. As Jesus develops this image, we see both the glory and the tragedy of Israel-as well as the promise that the church will emerge as the bearer of the God of Israel to the nations.