Luke 13:6-9

6 Then he told this parable: “A man had a fig tree growing in his vineyard, and he went to look for fruit on it but did not find any. 7 So he said to the man who took care of the vineyard, ‘For three years now I’ve been coming to look for fruit on this fig tree and haven’t found any. Cut it down! Why should it use up the soil?’

8 “‘Sir,’ the man replied, ‘leave it alone for one more year, and I’ll dig around it and fertilize it. 9 If it bears fruit next year, fine! If not, then cut it down.’”

One response to “Luke 13:6-9

  1. This speaks of the Jewish nation as a whole and not a specific believer. A believer who has been called and changed will produce fruit by the nature of the Spirit within him.

    The digging around the roots and fertilizing is the work of the Spirit churning up our lives and exposing us to truth and giving us a revelation of God that produces change in us.

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