the danger in being a fig tree

figs look lively cartoon by nakedpastor david hayward

Purchase a print of this cartoon. So you're a fig tree, and one day you're just minding your own business being a fig tree in the off season, when Jesus comes along and curses you for not bearing figs, even though it is not the season. And so you whither up and die. I'm not here to explain away why this could have actually happened. I know there are evangelical biblical scholars who assert that it was the season for what the Arabs call taqsh... small little buds that the fig tree produces … [Read more...]