That generation is over, the fig tree ( The Jewish nation) is dead. Notice what Jesus actually says in Matthew 24:32: "Now learn this parable from the fig tree: When its branch has already become tender and puts forth leaves, you know that summer is near." For all the saints. fig tree learn its lesson: as soon as its branch becomes tender and puts forth its leaves, you know that summer is near Now learn a parable of the fig-tree — Our Lord proceeds to declare that the signs which he had given would be as certain an indication of the time of his coming, as the fig-tree’s putting forth its leaves is of the approach of summer; and that the time of his coming was at no great distance. All the other miracles are acts of goodness and mercy. The Parable of the Fig Tree. A fig tree The Parable of the Budding Fig Tree is a parable told by Jesus in the New Testament , found in Matthew 24:32-35 , Mark 13:28-31 , and Luke 21:29-33 . The cursing of the fig tree is an incident in the gospels, presented in Mark and Matthew as a miracle in connection with the entry into Jerusalem, and in Luke as a parable. So you also, when you see all these things, know that it is near–at the doors! 21:18-21. The cursing of the barren fig tree may be in mind even here. 34 Assuredly, I say to you, ( D ) this generation will by no means pass away till all these things take place. Notice carefully the language. The cursing of the fig tree is in itself a parable of the cleansing of the temple, which has been recorded by Matthew just prior to this. Covers Matthew 24:32-36. Jesus’ miracle involving the fig tree (Matthew 21:18-22; Mark 11:12-14, 20-24) is the only one in which He brings judgment by a miracle. Assuredly, I say to you, this generation will by no means pass away till all these things take place, (Matthew 24:32-34, emphasis mine). 32Now learn a parable of the fig tree; When his branch is yet tender, and putteth forth leaves, ye know that summer is nigh: 33So likewise ye, when ye shall see all these things, know that it is near, even at the doors. Mr. Preterist: “The parable foreshadowed God cutting down Israel in AD70.” Except the cursed fig tree withered straight away (Matthew 21:19), not 40 years later, and God didn’t cut down Israel; the Israelites cut themselves off through unbelief (see Rom. The Parable of the Fig Tree 32 “Now learn ( B ) this parable from the fig tree: When its branch has already become tender and puts forth leaves, you know that summer is near. “Now learn a parable of the fig tree; when its branch is yet tender, and puts forth leaves, you know that summer is near: So likewise you, when you shall see all these things, know that it is near, even at the doors. In this parable, God is the man, the fig tree is Israel, and the vineyard is the world. 11:2, 20). The Fig Tree Parable. The olive tree also represents Israel, but Jesus specifically speaks of the change in the fig tree in Matthew 24 as a sign of the end-times. The lesson the preterist learned was simple. Summer is the time when figs bear fruit. Gain a concise, fundamental grasp of what the Bible is all about. The fig tree is a symbol of Israel s prosperity as a nation. When we see this sign, we are to know that summer is nigh. Now learn a parable of the fig tree; When his branch is yet tender, and putteth forth leaves, ye know that summer is nigh: So likewise ye, when ye shall see all these things, know that it is near, even at the doors. The Fig Tree Parable By Jim Fletcher A key prophecy of the last days is found in Matthew 24—the famous parable of the budding fig tree (the same reference is found in Luke 21 and Mark 13). This passage is prophesying of the time we know as the seventieth week of Daniel (Daniel 9), the time of Jacob’s trouble (Jer 30:7), and the Great Tribulation (Mat 24:21) Jesus began His discourse with a mandate to learn this parable. This parable, about the Kingdom of God , involves a fig tree , as does the equally brief parable of the barren fig tree . 32 “Now learn (B)this parable from the fig tree: When its branch has already become tender and puts forth leaves, you know that summer is near. Signs that would mark the End Times and Jesus Return. Concerning the time of the end of the world, he answers #Mt 24:36|. This miracle, which can also be classified as a parable, is recorded in more detail in Mark than in Matthew. The moral of that story is found in Luke 13:3: “Unless you repent, you will likewise perish.” 29Immediately after the tribulation of those days shall the sun be darkened, and the moon shall not give her light, and the stars shall fall from heaven, and the powers of the heavens shall be shaken: 30And then shall appear the sign of the Son of man in heaven: and then shall all the tribes of the earth mourn, and they shall see the Son of man coming in the clouds of heaven with power and great glory.