But what think you? A certain man had two sons; and he came to the first, and said, Son, go work to day in my vineyard.…
The question is, What have you done .' The passer-by, who saw the one son stripped and hard at work under the sun among the vines, while the other lounged whimperingly on the road, telling people what an admirable man his father was, and what a pleasure it was to work for him, and how much he hoped the vintage would be abundant — I say, the passer-by would not have the slightest difficulty in forming a judgment of the two sons. Do not believe in)our purpose to serve God better until you do serve Him better. Give no credit to yourself for anything which is not actually accomplished.
Parallel VersesKJV: But what think ye? A certain man had two sons; and he came to the first, and said, Son, go work to day in my vineyard.