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Getting Kicked Out of the Wedding Banquet

Is there a Christ figure in this parable, and if so, who?

S1:E42 EPISODE SUMMARY

In this episode, Adam and Lindsey discuss Matthew 22: 1 – 14. A king threw a banquet and no one came. So, the king burned the city to the ground, and then invited new guests. No one dared refuse! But one got kicked out for wearing the wrong outfit.

What are we to make of this terrifying story? Do we tie ourselves in knots trying to justify the king’s actions because we think the parable wants us to identify the king with God? Is there a Christ figure in this parable, and if so, who? What does this mean for us?

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