Why do bad things happen to good people? This is a question many people ask, particularly when we see tragedies occurring around us. In the ancient world, the general thinking was that if you were good, God would bless you in material ways for being good. So if something bad happened to you, the community would think that you had done something bad to deserve it. When Jesus was questioned about such things - whose sin caused which disasters - His response was countercultural and personal.
In this message, Stuart helps us gain new insight on the parable of the unfruitful fig tree and shows us how to respond when calamity strikes. Centered on Luke 13:1-9, this is the 6th message in Stuart's 10-message series But What Did Jesus Say About It? from the book of Luke.