The Parable of the Fig Tree(A)

29 (B)Then He spoke to them a parable: “Look at the fig tree, and all the trees. 30 When they are already budding, you see and know for yourselves that summer is now near. 31 So you also, when you see these things happening, know that the kingdom of God is near. 32 Assuredly, I say to you, this generation will by no means pass away till all things take place. 33 (C)Heaven and earth will pass away, but My (D)words will by no means pass away.

The Importance of Watching(E)

34 “But (F)take heed to yourselves, lest your hearts be weighed down with [a]carousing, drunkenness, and (G)cares of this life, and that Day come on you unexpectedly. 35 For (H)it will come as a snare on all those who dwell on the face of the whole earth. 36 (I)Watch therefore, and (J)pray always that you may [b]be counted (K)worthy to escape all these things that will come to pass, and (L)to stand before the Son of Man.”

37 (M)And in the daytime He was teaching in the temple, but (N)at night He went out and stayed on the mountain called Olivet. 38 Then early in the morning all the people came to Him in the temple to hear Him.

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Footnotes

  1. Luke 21:34 dissipation
  2. Luke 21:36 NU have strength to