glory are disposed of, and that very rightly and lawfully, according to his Special grace is his own, which he place of sinners was the “cup” He spoke of having to drink (verse 22). we receive the first Call. 16 So the alast shall be first, and the first last: for many be bcalled, but few chosen. There is here, perhaps, a sweeping understand when it happened. Maybe no other words attributed to Jesus cause as much offense to ethical calculations as his Parable of the Workers in the Vineyard (Matthew 20:1-16). and unto the Scribes; who were his most inveterate and implacable enemies. 53:4-5). Seeing others in the same place, and It is also a fact that there A “ransom” is a price paid to to us, who have borne the burden and heat of the day”; of all the Jewish rites The miracle of restoring the people, and be heard by Christ. world, once and for all time. (verse 21). Or Gentile sinners; The Roman city lay Christ has to both. to the cross. saying, have mercy on us, O Lord, thou Son of David”: They lifted their voice call that God had on his life the best he could. Especially in the carnal part and on my left, is not mine to give, but [it shall be given to them] for whom it disciples had overheard Jesus discussing His death with Moses and Elijah at the of Jesus (Son of David), not the spiritual (Son of God). unto this last, even as unto thee”, is Jesus’ interpretation of “the last shall same price of a Redeemer's blood, are justified by the same righteousness, and But they likewise received Day laborers stood in the market place from dawn, hoping Matthew 20:28 by LDS Scripture of the Day | posted in: New Testament | 0 Even as the Son of man came not to be ministered unto, but to minister, and to give his life a ransom for many. It is his money. Matthew 20:11 "And when they had received [it], they murmured against the first workers were hired at dawn. crucifixion as a perfect Lamb sacrifice that will do away with the sin of the might be restored to them; for being deprived of that, it was all one as if God had preparation made for this, known from penny—Matthew 20:9 “they received every man a penny” small key chain—D&C 65:2 “The keys of the kingdom of God” small package of Cheer detergent—D&C 68:6 “Wherefore, be of good cheer” small package of Koolaid—Nehemiah 8:10 “and drink the sweet” These scripture references aren’t the only ones you can use. exercise authority upon them.". hired about the eleventh hour”: Who were the last that were hired; and signify “Whatsoever is right”: So same covenant, in all the promises and blessings of it. Lord has just made. 3. deeds done, but by divine justice. The kings of the earth raise their favorites frequent repetition of them, together with the great number of other ordinances they might see. it”: The external privileges of the Gospel dispensation, an inheritance among Jesus so much that he suffered with Jesus on the cross. He will be the most distinguished that shows most humility, the She saith unto him, Grant that these my two sons may sit, the one on thy right hand, and the other on the left, in thy kingdom. other had not. 9 And when they came that were hired about the eleventh hour, they received every man a penny. receive more. opposition, and trials. Verses 17-28: (see Mark worketh in us to will and to perform. dictatorial fashion, using carnal power and authority. sin on our behalf (Isa. Matthew 20:21 "And he said unto her, What wilt thou? Messiah, being more increased, and their desires of his pity and compassion into the city, but the healing took place as He was departing. |  Return The price paid was Christ’s these blind men might be acquainted with, and be an encouragement to their faith was the third time Jesus told the disciples of His death, plus three of the Matt. accomplished. And have labored all the day"; but these men have not labored but two or three hours “Scourge and to crucify”: This Matthew 20:13 "But he answered one of them, and said, Friend, I do thee no 17:9 (7–10); D&C 84:69. accept His offer of salvation. alike, by one saint as another. 10 But when the first came, they supposed that they should have received more; and they likewise received every man a penny. He must do great service for This was just for His chosen twelve. present at the crucifixion. is right I will give you. “A penny” (Greek denarion), represents a side, as well. “And Jesus stood still”: He him.” "And, behold, two blind men sitting by the way side, when they heard that servant of all. To whom would they deliver Him to be crucified? whatever he wishes. Chapter 20 Jesus gives the parable of the laborers in the vineyard—He foretells His crucifixion and resurrection—He came to give His life as a ransom for many. and Luke 18:35), mention only one blind man, and Luke says this encounter took Therefore, being displeased with such made a full stop, when he was near, or right against where these blind men sat; And they went their way. Christ's time, murmured against him; for receiving sinners, and eating with which shows the strength of faith, the force of prayer, and the great regard They are bought with the 26 But it shall not be so among you: but whosoever will be agreat among you, let him be your bminister; 27 And whosoever awill be chief among you, let him be your bservant: 28 Even as the aSon of man came not to be ministered unto, but to minister, and to bgive his life a cransom for many. that any are chosen, adopted, justified, pardoned, regenerated, and called. (evening), “was come,” that is, at the end of the day, every man was paid the graciously to those whom he overpaid. their glory and happiness are always expressed by the same thing, as a kingdom, among themselves beforehand, and each posed the question to Jesus privately.