Share Flipboard Email Print James Steakley/Wikimedia Commons Christianity. Mark chose to record four events: the Triumphal Entry ( Mark 11:1-11), the cursing of the fig tree ( Mark 11:12-14), the cleansing of the temple ( Mark 11:15-19), and the lesson of the cursed fig tree ( Mark 11:20-25). The next morning as [Jesus and the twelve disciples] were leaving Bethany, Jesus was hungry. The Barren Fig Tree Mark 11: 12-14; 20-21 Our text today follows Jesus’ triumphant entry into Jerusalem. (Mar 11:12-14) Jesus curses a fig tree. Each of us must walk in the light we have. You, the Bible, and the Holy Spirit are priority in interpretation. 12 On the next day, when they had left Bethany, He was hungry. He noticed a fig tree in full leaf a little way off, so he went over to see if he could find any figs. That is a warning to all who profess faith in Him. This is a study guide commentary, which means that you are responsible for your own interpretation of the Bible. And Jesus answered and said unto it The fig tree; a Jewish way of speaking, often used when nothing before is said; the Syriac, Arabic, and Persic versions, leave out the word "answered", as they do also the word "Jesus"; and which is likewise omitted … 14 He said to it, “No one will ever eat fruit from you again!” And His disciples were listening [to what He said]. Intro: We are walking with Jesus and His disciples through the last week of His earthly life.It is amazing that Jesus was able to pack so much activity into a seven day period of time. THE FRUITLESS FIG TREE. 'The Fig Tree' — Mark 11:12-14. Mark 11:12-14 Jesus Rejects the Temple (1) – Cursing the System’s Fruitlessness Mark 11:12-14 – Jesus Curses the Fig Tree 12 The next day, as they were leaving Bethany, he felt hungry. If we read Mark carefully, the evangelist himself restores to these texts a sense of mystery and surprise. Jesus Curses the Fig Tree (Mark 11:12-14) Analysis and Commentary From an Atheist Perspective. (From Bethany to Jerusalem and back, Sunday, April 2, A.D. These events happened on three successive … Now the next day, when they had come out … Jesus cursed the fig tree for its fruitlessness, for not living up to what it appeared to be when it had foliage but no figs. Jesus’ entrance to Jerusalem (Mark 11:1-11) seems straightforward, but the evangelist implants some twists. The lesson of the fig tree. Mark 11:12-14 Amplified Bible (AMP). The Bible Christianity Origins The New Testament The Old Testament Practical … 1. 13 From some distance away, he saw a fig tree with a lot of leaves, and went … John 11:57 makes it clear that there was a price on Jesus' head; an "all-points-bulletin" was put out for His arrest. He had begun what most consider the Passion Week, the final days leading up to His crucifixion on Calvary’s hill. ÷MARK 11:12-14. Yet, He came into Jerusalem in the most public way possible. But there were only leaves because it was too early in the season for fruit. Mark 11:12-14; 20-21. 11:1 And when they draw nigh unto Jerusalem, unto Bethphage 1 and Bethany, at the mount of Olives, he sendeth two of his disciples, JESUS' TRIUMPHAL ENTRY INTO JERUSALEM. (v. 12-14). You must not relinquish this to a commentator. Wednesday, August 12, 2020. B. 13 Seeing at a distance a fig tree in leaf, He went to see if He would find anything on it. Familiarity breeds complacency: the challenge facing the preacher this Sunday. Mark 11:14. The significance of securing “a colt that has never been ridden” (11:2) is … Matthew 21:1-12,14-17; Mark 11:1-11; Luke 19:29-44; John 12:12-19 Bethphage.The name is said to mean "house of figs", but the derivation is disputed. He accomplished much during those seven days and not a single moment was wasted by our Lord. But He found nothing but leaves, for it was not the season for figs. Voyant cela, il dit: « Que désormais personne ne mange jamais de fruit de toi. 30.) — Le lendemain, comme Jésus sortait de Béthanie, il eut faim, et voyant un figuier, il s’en approcha pour voir s’il y trouverait des figues; mais il n’y vit que des feuilles, « car ce n’était pas la saison des figues ». We are to bear fruit for God’s glory, and if we are not bearing fruit in service to God … Mark 11:12–14.