I Am the True Vine: 'Monday Morning Musings - July 4, 2022'

At the time of Christ there were two universally understood metaphors for the nation of Israel: the fig tree and the vine. When Jesus claimed he was the “true” vine, he was making a thinly-veiled, but very uncomplimentary comment about the leaders of the Jewish establishment as representing the people of God. This is one of the many reasons they wanted Him dead.

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