For the kingdom of heaven is like to a man that is an householder…
I. The Church of God is brought before us as a place of work. By no means the ordinary idea. Members, not workers.
II. There is much work to be done, and many kinds of work, and, therefore, that there is room and need for many workers of many kinds.
III. That no work shall be left without wages.
IV. That the wages are not proportioned to the work.
I. Called to work.
1. Who calls?
2. Who are called?
3. When called?
II. Humility in work. Shown in obedience, hearty service, thankful spirit.
III. Reward for work. To the first. To the last.
(G. M. Taft.)
Parallel VersesKJV: For the kingdom of heaven is like unto a man that is an householder, which went out early in the morning to hire labourers into his vineyard.