The gospel reading for Trinity 17 in year A is Matt 21.23–32. It comes in the same place in the narrative as in Mark and Luke, but then Matthew expands the episode with material unique to his gospel.
To make sense of it, we need to know a little of the background situation, and notice Matthew’s distinctive account. And once more we engage with one of Jesus’ intriguing parables of the kingdom.
Join Ian and James as they explore this passage, its meaning, and its implications for preaching and for our discipleship.