A Bible study lesson that addresses the parable off the tenants from Matthews 21:12-17, 23-27, 33-45. The lesson looks at the following topics. The significance of the Jewish temple, The context of the story e.g. John the baptist and the religious leaders. The lesson also outlines the story visually in chronological order as well as has a discussion as to what each of the elements in the parable are and what is their significance. The lesson has a component that discusses what God desires for us as stewards of His kingdom and challenges us to develop the fruits of the Spirit in stead of trying to control God's kingdom like the religious leaders did. The lesson has 3 choices of aims...
a. Why does God not want us to “control” His Kingdom?
b. Why were the Pharisees judged?
c. What does God expect from us as stewards of His Kingdom?
The animation and pictures capture the students interest and allow them to follow the story with comprehension. And the discussion questions challenge the students to think critically about what they have learned and apply it to their own lives where they feel it is applicable.