What is God really like? Jesus tells a parable in Luke 20:9-19, which reveals four foundational aspects of the nature of God. In Part 1, we saw God is good. In Part 2, we saw God is patient and loving. Now, in the conclusion of this message, we will look at the final truth we learn from this parable. You may be shocked to discover the truth!
4. God is holy – He will punish sin
After Jesus spoke of the tenants killing the owner’s son, He paused and asked, “What will the owner of the vineyard do then?” Before the listeners had a chance to respond, He answered His own question. He said, “He will come and kill them and give the vineyard to someone else” (vv. 15-16).
Don’t confuse love with syrupy sentimentality. Because God is holy, He cannot tolerate sin. Years ago, school teachers used to…
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