Contributed by John Lowe on Feb 9, 2018
In this Passage Jesus performed two acts of judgment: He cleansed the Temple, and He cursed a fig tree. Both acts were contrary to His usual manner of ministry, because He did not come to earth to judge, but to save (Jn. 3:17).
Bethany to Jerusalem
(2) Fig Tree Cursed and Temple Cleansed
(Jer. 7:11) Matthew 21:10-19 (focal passage), Luke 19:45-48,
10 And when He had come into Jerusalem, all the city was moved, saying, “Who is this?”
11 So the multitudes said, “This is Jesus, the prophet from Nazareth