The FIG TREE! Oh! Come on, one needn’t have to be a prophet to interpret the Bible. To interpret The Bible, one needs to understand Life. The liberation of the Bible took place more than five centuries ago. No single person has any exclusive “Authority” to interpret the Bible.
I start on the interpretation of the CURSING OF THE FIG TREE by Jesus, bestowed by the Divine Liberation granted to man. The woman who had an issue of blood for over a decade did not take the permission of the Levites and Priests to touch the HEM OF THE GARMENT OF JESUS! Even Jesus was surprised, not that His garment’s hem was able to transmit ‘virtue’ , but that a suffering woman was ABLE TO BELIEVE DESPITE NO PRECEDENCE OF SUCCESS IN SUCH BELIEF!
So, a mortal that I am, and acutely aware of my limitations, yet bestowed with the Liberty to Believe in methods which in my opinion may improve my lot, I launch on the interpretation.
Honestly, I care a fig for all those revealed interpretations which have been declared from those pulpits by doctrined minds.
The Fig tree and its products were first used by Adam & Eve to cover their own nakedness after they realised that they were NAKED (Gen: 3:7).
So the first use of the Fig product was the leaf, for covering the open display of the fallen status of man and woman.
Since that day till Jesus’ crucifixion and resurrection, man had been in fig leaves. Unsalvationed and unredeemed! That was about to END!
Shall we say Hallelujah?
Jesus at Matt 21 and Mark 11, curses the fig tree for not having offered Him any fruit. At Matt 21 it reads as follows :
And when he saw a fig tree in the way, he came to it, and found nothing thereon, but leaves only, and said unto it, Let no fruit grow on thee henceforward for ever. And presently the fig tree withered away.
Mark the words ” but leaves only”
Herein lies the CRUX!
Jesus, whom I believe to be God, after years of the act of Adam still found the leaves were there without the ‘ fruits’!
Man has to be redeemed and the false sense of ‘ not being naked’ has to be ripped apart. The clothes sewn by Adam and Eve to befool themselves and other creatures have to be ripped apart! That Jesus did a few days before His crucifixion!
Jesus, got rid of the leaves which prevented man from realising his own nakedness! He did it.
If any interpreter says that FIG tree stands for Israel, God bless him (I’m merely blessing my enemies!)
I would like to end this revelation with the caveat that this is not the only interpretation nor the only valid interpretation, but I am cocksure that this interpretation is both edifying and consistent with every Christian creed.