37 Though he had done so many signs before them, they still did not believe in him, 38 (A)so that the word spoken by the prophet Isaiah might be fulfilled:

(B)“Lord, who has believed what he heard from us,
    and to whom has the arm of the Lord been revealed?”

39 Therefore they (C)could not believe. For again Isaiah said,

40 (D)“He has blinded their eyes
    and (E)hardened their heart,
lest they see with their eyes,
    and understand with their heart, and turn,
    and I would heal them.”

41 Isaiah said these things because (F)he saw his glory and (G)spoke of him. 42 Nevertheless, (H)many even of the authorities believed in him, but (I)for fear of the Pharisees they did not (J)confess it, so that they would not be (K)put out of the synagogue; 43 (L)for they loved the glory that comes from man more than the glory that comes from God.

Jesus Came to Save the World

44 And Jesus cried out and said, (M)“Whoever believes in me, believes not in me but (N)in him who sent me. 45 And (O)whoever (P)sees me sees him who sent me. 46 (Q)I have come into the world as light, so that whoever believes in me may not remain in darkness. 47 If anyone (R)hears my words and does not keep them, (S)I do not judge him; for (T)I did not come to judge the world but to save the world. 48 (U)The one who rejects me and does not receive my words has a judge; (V)the word that I have spoken will judge him (W)on the last day. 49 For (X)I have not spoken on my own authority, but the Father (Y)who sent me has himself given me (Z)a commandment—what to say and what to speak. 50 And I know that his commandment is eternal life. What I say, therefore, I say as the Father has told me.”

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19 (A)And seeing a fig tree by the wayside, he went to it and found nothing on it but only leaves. And he said to it, “May no fruit ever come from you again!” And the fig tree withered at once.

20 When the disciples saw it, they marveled, saying, “How did the fig tree wither at once?” 21 And Jesus answered them, (B)“Truly, I say to you, (C)if you have faith and (D)do not doubt, you will not only do what has been done to the fig tree, but even if you say to this mountain, (E)‘Be taken up and thrown into the sea,’ it will happen. 22 And (F)whatever you ask in prayer, you will receive, (G)if you have faith.”

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19 (A)And when evening came they[a] went out of the city.

The Lesson from the Withered Fig Tree

20 (B)As they passed by in the morning, they saw the fig tree withered away to its roots. 21 And Peter remembered and said to him, (C)“Rabbi, look! The fig tree that you cursed has withered.” 22 And Jesus answered them, “Have (D)faith in God. 23 (E)Truly, I say to you, whoever says to this mountain, (F)‘Be taken up and thrown into the sea,’ and does not (G)doubt in his heart, but (H)believes that what he says will come to pass, it will be done for him. 24 Therefore I tell you, (I)whatever you ask in prayer, (J)believe that you (K)have received[b] it, and it will be yours. 25 And whenever (L)you stand praying, (M)forgive, (N)if you have anything against anyone, so that (O)your Father also who is in heaven may forgive you your trespasses.”[c]

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  1. Mark 11:19 Some manuscripts he
  2. Mark 11:24 Some manuscripts are receiving
  3. Mark 11:25 Some manuscripts add verse 26: But if you do not forgive, neither will your Father who is in heaven forgive your trespasses

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