Do you have any thoughts on the meaning that Jesus was getting at in these two parables?
1. Matthew 20:16 (Amplified)Laborers receiving wages in the Vineyard
So those who [now] are last will be first [then], and those who [now] are first will be last [then]. For many are called, but few chosen.
In this parable, God said this after he showed generosity to a laborer in his vinyard
2 Matthew 22:14 Wedding Banquet
For many are called (invited and summoned), but few are chosen.
In this one God says it after he throws someone out of the wedding banquet because he doesn't have wedding clothes on.
Was the guest part of the first invited group, who had second thoughts and snuck in the back? In Revelation 19:7-9 we are told that the robes of white linen are the righteous acts of the saints, and specifically talks about the wedding of the Lamb.
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