As students of the Bible and Mary Baker Eddy’s writings, many of us have found that ideas we feel we don’t fully grasp—as well as those we may think we already do!—can continually yield new, fresh insights as we pray for inspiration. In my own experience, the account of Christ Jesus’ rebuking of the fig tree that bore no fruit (see Matthew 21:18–22 ) stands out as an example of this.
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