LET NO ONE EAT FRUIT FROM YOU
We find in the NT a disturbing passage in which the Lord Jesus exercised His power in order to destroy. Divine power was used for destruction. It is disturbing because the use of power for a purely destructive purpose is quite out of keeping with the character and behavior of the Jesus we know of the gospels. We normally think of Him as someone whose power is deployed to heal and to save, not to destroy. But in this particular incident, Jesus killed a fig tree. Let’s look at this story. Mark 11:12-21.