Jesus’ Authority Is Questioned

Mark 11:27-33   Jesus through his teaching, preaching and healing redeemed the people from slavery, sin and curse. During his ministry his teaching was opposed by chief priest, scribes and elders of the synagogue. Because Jesus was teaching people with authority and his authority was questioned in today’s gospel. Let us reflects on word “authority” […]

The Fig Tree an Analogy of Israel

Mark 11:11-25 Two stories unrelated but patched together with a message from the Lord in the end. What is the Gospel author really trying to tell us? The fig tree symbolically represents Israel, full of foliage but without fruit. The cursing of the tree and its withering later is a foretelling of what is the […]