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Was Jesus Being Un-Jesus-Like to Curse a Tree?

Jesus doesn’t care about our gold cross necklaces and our “Jesus Saves” bumper stickers

It used to puzzle me that Jesus would curse a tree. According to the biblical account, he was hungry and spotted a fig tree in the distance. The tree was full of leaves, but when Jesus drew closer, he discovered it didn’t have any figs.



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Bebe Nicholson

Writer, editor, publisher, journalist, author, columnist, believer in enjoying my journey and helping other people enjoy theirs. bknicholson@att.net