Matthew 21:18,19 

Mt 21:18, 19 While returning to the city early in the morning, he felt hungry.19He caught sight of a fig tree by the road and went to it, but he found nothing on it except leaves, and he said to it: “Let no fruit come from you ever again.” And the fig tree withered instantly.

Matthew 21:12, 13

Jesus entered the temple and threw out all those selling and buying in the temple, and he overturned the tables of the money changers and the benches of those selling doves.13And he said to them: “It is written, ‘My house will be called a house of prayer,’ but you are making it a cave of robbers.”

John 12:20-50 

Now there were some Greeks among those who had come to worship at the festival. 21So these approached Philip, who was from Beth·saʹi·da of Galʹi·lee, and they began to request him, saying: “Sir, we want to see Jesus.” 22Philip came and told Andrew. Andrew and Philip came and told Jesus.23But Jesus answered them: “The hour has come for the Son of man to be glorified.24Most truly I say to you, unless a grain of wheat falls to the ground and dies, it remains just one grain; but if it dies, it then bears much fruit.25Whoever is fond of his life destroys it, but whoever hates his life in this world will safeguard it for everlasting life.26If anyone would minister to me, let him follow me, and where I am, there my minister will be also. If anyone would minister to me, the Father will honor him.27Now I am troubled, and what should I say? Father, save me out of this hour. Nevertheless, this is why I have come to this hour.28Father, glorify your name.” Then a voice came out of heaven: “I have glorified it and will glorify it again.”29The crowd that was standing there heard it and began to say that it had thundered. Others said: “An angel has spoken to him.”30Jesus answered: “This voice has occurred, not for my sake, but for your sakes.31Now there is a judging of this world; now the ruler of this world will be cast out.32And yet I, if I am lifted up from the earth, will draw all sorts of men to myself.”33This he was really saying to indicate what sort of death he was about to die.34Then the crowd answered him: “We heard from the Law that the Christ remains forever. How can you say that the Son of man must be lifted up? Who is this Son of man?”35So Jesus said to them: “The light will be among you a little while longer. Walk while you still have the light, so that darkness does not overpower you; whoever walks in the darkness does not know where he is going.36While you have the light, exercise faith in the light, so that you may become sons of light.” Jesus said these things and went off and hid from them.37Although he had performed so many signs before them, they were not putting faith in him,38so that the word of Isaiah the prophet might be fulfilled, who said: “Jehovah, who has put faith in the thing heard from us? And as for the arm of Jehovah, to whom has it been revealed?”39The reason why they were not able to believe is that again Isaiah said:40“He has blinded their eyes and has made their hearts hard, so that they would not see with their eyes and understand with their hearts and turn around and I heal them.”41Isaiah said these things because he saw his glory, and he spoke about him.42All the same, many even of the rulers actually put faith in him, but they would not acknowledge him because of the Pharisees, so that they would not be expelled from the synagogue;43for they loved the glory of men even more than the glory of God.44However, Jesus called out and said: “Whoever puts faith in me puts faith not only in me but also in him who sent me;45and whoever sees me sees also the One who sent me.46I have come as a light into the world, so that everyone putting faith in me may not remain in the darkness.47But if anyone hears my sayings and does not keep them, I do not judge him; for I came, not to judge the world, but to save the world.48Whoever disregards me and does not receive my sayings has one to judge him. The word that I have spoken is what will judge him on the last day.49For I have not spoken of my own initiative, but the Father who sent me has himself given me a commandment about what to say and what to speak.50And I know that his commandment means everlasting life. So whatever I speak, I speak just as the Father has told me.”

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