Submit Your Poems
Get Your Premium Membership

See and share Beautiful Nature Photos and amazing photos of interesting places

Quote of the Day

Quote Left"The harder you work, the luckier you get."Quote Right

by Gary Player

  |  Comment

Tenant Farmers

Jacqueline R. Mendoza Avatar Jacqueline R. Mendoza - LIFETIME Premium Member Jacqueline R. Mendoza - Premium MemberPremium Member Send Soup Mail  Block poet from commenting on your poetry

Below is the poem entitled Tenant Farmers which was written by poet Jacqueline R. Mendoza. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

Read Poems by Jacqueline R. Mendoza

Best Jacqueline R. Mendoza Poems

+ Fav Poet

Tenant Farmers

Rejection of Christ
MT 21:33-46
MK 12:1-12
LK 20:9-19

Then he proceeded to tell the people this parable. "(A) man planted a vineyard, leased it to tenant farmers
 Then went on a journey for a long time. 
At harvest time he sent a servant to the tenant farmers to receive some of the produce of the vineyard
But they beat the servant and sent him away empty-handed. So he proceeded to send another servant, but him also they beat and insulted and sent away empty-handed
Then he proceeded to send a third, but this one too they wounded and threw out
The owner of the vineyard said, 'What shall I do? 
I shall send my beloved son; maybe they will respect him.' 
But when the tenant farmers saw him they said to one another, 'This is the heir
Let us kill him that the inheritance may become ours.' So they threw him out of the vineyard and killed him
What will the owner of the vineyard do to them? He will come and put those tenant farmers to death and turn over the vineyard to others
" When the people heard this, they exclaimed, "Let it not be so!" But he looked at them and asked
"What then does this scripture passage mean: 
'The stone which the builders rejected has become the cornerstone'? 
Everyone who falls on that stone will be dashed to pieces; and it will crush anyone on whom it falls
" The scribes and chief priests sought to lay their hands on him at that very hour
But they feared the people, for they knew that he had addressed this parable to them. (LK 20:9-19)

Post Comments

Please Login to post a comment



A comment has not been posted for this poem. Be the first to comment.