The Fig Tree

Fig Tree by HarshLight

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Dear friends,

We have just celebrated EASTER – the Crucifixion and Resurrection. So now we have the time to reflect on these events more and more. To help I draw your attention to the story (parable) Jesus told of the Fig Tree:

“A man had a fig tree planted in his vineyard; and he came looking for fruit on it and found none. So he said to the gardener, ‘See here! For three years I have come looking for fruit on this fig tree, and still I find none. Cut it down! Why should it be wasting the soil?’ He replied, ‘Sir, let it alone for one more year, until I dig around it and put manure on it. If it bears fruit next year, well and good; but if not, you can cut it down.”(Luke 13;6).

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