Holy Tuesday: Jesus Curses the Fig Tree

~ Holy Tuesday: Jesus Curses the Fig Tree for Not Producing Fruit ~

Holy Tuesday: Jesus Curses the Fig Tree

Holy Tuesday. Jesus curses the fig tree that doesn’t produce fruit – the old order of religion, because He is the New Order and the New Temple.

Jesus Curses a Fig Tree

18 Early in the morning, as Jesus was on his way back to the city, he was hungry. 19 Seeing a fig tree by the road, he went up to it but found nothing on it except leaves. Then he said to it, “May you never bear fruit again!” Immediately the tree withered.

20 When the disciples saw this, they were amazed. “How did the fig tree wither so quickly?” they asked.

21 Jesus replied, “Truly I tell you, if you have faith and do not doubt, not only can you do what was done to the fig tree, but also you can say to this mountain, ‘Go, throw yourself into the sea,’ and it will be done.

Matthew 21:18-21

Jesus Goes to the Mount of Olives

Later on Tuesday afternoon, Jesus went to the Mount of Olives where he gave prophecy about the destruction of Jerusalem and the end of the age.

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