OpenTheo

Matthew 21:20 - 21:22

Gospel of Matthew
Gospel of MatthewSteve Gregg

Steve Gregg discusses Matthew 21:20-22 where Jesus cursed a fig tree that did not bear fruit and said that with enough faith, one can move mountains. This passage has been interpreted by Christians to mean that faith can overcome any challenge. However, Gregg suggests that the mountain being cast into the sea can be interpreted as a metaphor for the judgment of Jerusalem in 70 AD. He believes that Jesus referred to this teaching multiple times and that it is important to understand the context of the passage.

Share

FacebookTwitterRedditCopy Link

Transcript

Series by Steve Gregg

Authority of Scriptures
Authority of Scriptures
Steve Gregg teaches on the authority of the Scriptures. The Narrow Path is the radio and internet ministry of Steve Gregg, a servant Bible teacher to
Galatians
Galatians
In this six-part series, Steve Gregg provides verse-by-verse commentary on the book of Galatians, discussing topics such as true obedience, faith vers
1 Peter
1 Peter
Steve Gregg teaches verse by verse through the book of 1 Peter, delving into themes of salvation, regeneration, Christian motivation, and the role of
Wisdom Literature
Wisdom Literature
In this four-part series, Steve Gregg explores the wisdom literature of the Bible, emphasizing the importance of godly behavior and understanding the
Kingdom of God
Kingdom of God
An 8-part series by Steve Gregg that explores the concept of the Kingdom of God and its various aspects, including grace, priesthood, present and futu
Micah
Micah
Steve Gregg provides a verse-by-verse analysis and teaching on the book of Micah, exploring the prophet's prophecies of God's judgment, the birthplace
1 Thessalonians
1 Thessalonians
In this three-part series from Steve Gregg, he provides an in-depth analysis of 1 Thessalonians, touching on topics such as sexual purity, eschatology
Zechariah
Zechariah
Steve Gregg provides a comprehensive guide to the book of Zechariah, exploring its historical context, prophecies, and symbolism through ten lectures.
Habakkuk
Habakkuk
In his series "Habakkuk," Steve Gregg delves into the biblical book of Habakkuk, addressing the prophet's questions about God's actions during a troub
Lamentations
Lamentations
Unveiling the profound grief and consequences of Jerusalem's destruction, Steve Gregg examines the book of Lamentations in a two-part series, delving
More Series by Steve Gregg

More on OpenTheo

The Sons of Sceva
The Sons of Sceva
Sermons of Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones
February 29, 2024
Acts 19:13-16 — Many in the modern church are like the seven sons of Sceva who know of Christianity, but they are not truly regenerate. As Dr. Martyn
The Mystery of the Cross
The Mystery of the Cross
Sermons of Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones
February 11, 2024
Acts 2:22-23 — At the center of Christianity stands the mystery of the cross. When Jesus foretold that He must die for the sins of His people, even Hi
How Can We Apply the Bible to Our Lives if We’re Not Supposed to Read Our Circumstances into It?
How Can We Apply the Bible to Our Lives if We’re Not Supposed to Read Our Circumstances into It?
#STRask
February 5, 2024
Questions about how to apply the Bible to our lives if we’re supposed to read it in context and not insert our circumstances into it and how to respon
Written that Ye Might Believe
Written that Ye Might Believe
Sermons of Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones
February 7, 2024
John 20:30-31 — When Christ saves a person, will all of their troubles end? In this sermon on John 20:30–31 titled “Written that Ye May Believe,” Dr.
#207 Conversations about the afterlife with Tom Wright
#207 Conversations about the afterlife with Tom Wright
Ask NT Wright Anything
February 22, 2024
Heaven and Hell are the topic of today's podcast with Tom Wright answering your questions about the afterlife., What is the nature of hell and what do
Does the Existence of Evil Point to the Existence of Multiple Gods?
Does the Existence of Evil Point to the Existence of Multiple Gods?
#STRask
February 29, 2024
Questions about whether the existence of evil points to the existence of multiple gods and why God needs to slowly improve our character here on earth
My Peace I Give to You
My Peace I Give to You
Sermons of Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones
February 3, 2024
John 14:27 — Like being in the eye of a hurricane, Jesus’s disciples were enjoying the peace of being in the presence of Christ. In the midst of this
The Witness of the Holy Spirit
The Witness of the Holy Spirit
Sermons of Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones
February 19, 2024
Acts 5:32 — What is the basis of faith? Many see faith as nothing more than a feeling or something that is chosen to believe against all reason. But i
The Second Vote
The Second Vote
For The King
January 31, 2024
We all know of our civil ability to vote, but could there be another second vote that is more economic in nature? We hope this episode provokes some t
Father; Glorify Your Name
Father; Glorify Your Name
Sermons of Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones
February 2, 2024
John 12:23 — There are many who want to observe Jesus, but few who will believe in Him. In this sermon on John 12:23 titled “Father, Glorify Your Name
The Edification of the Church
The Edification of the Church
Sermons of Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones
February 25, 2024
Acts 9:31 — How is the church built up? In this sermon on Acts 9:31 titled “The Edification of the Church,” Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones explains that the c
... the Place was Shaken
... the Place was Shaken
Sermons of Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones
February 17, 2024
Acts 4:31 — What happened on that day when the Holy Spirit came at Pentecost? Listen as Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones unfolds the teaching of Christ in this
What is Christianity About?
What is Christianity About?
Sermons of Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones
February 13, 2024
Acts 2:32 — The message that the apostle Peter preached on the day of Pentecost was the message of salvation in Jesus Christ, the crucified Messiah. H
Godliness
Godliness
Sermons of Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones
February 4, 2024
John 17:17 — The tool used by God in the sanctification of His people is the truth of His word. In John 17:17, Jesus prays that the Father will sancti
Saul of Tarsus; Christian
Saul of Tarsus; Christian
Sermons of Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones
February 22, 2024
Acts 9:6 — The world today is filled with false conversion: people who know about Jesus, but do not actually know Jesus. In this sermon on Acts 9:6 ti