Holy Monday: turning the tables
As Jesus and his disciples approach Jerusalem they see a fig tree with no fruit. Jesus curses the tree:
The fig tree withers later, and Jesus tells his disciples that they have that same power: whatever they ask for in prayer they will receive.
The people are still amazed at Jesus’ teaching and his popularity scares the Jewish leaders.
The tide is turning against Jesus, just a day after his triumphant entry into Jerusalem, but on his rollercoaster week, there’s no turning back.