Mark 13, Signs for the End of the Age, the Great Tribulation, the Coming of the Son of Man, the Fig Tree, the Day and Hour unknown.
The destruction of the Temple occurred in 70 A.D., 40 years later.
Siege and Destruction of Jerusalem by the Romans (1850 painting by David Roberts). Looking southwest
Mark 12, the Unfaithful Tenants, taxes to Caesar, marriage at the Resurrection, the Greatest Commandment, whose son is the Christ?, the widow’s Mite.
Mark 11, the Triumphal Entry, Jesus clears the Temple, the withered fig tree, Jesus authority questioned.
The fig tree is a symbol of Israel.
Mark 10, Marriage and Divorce, Jesus blesses the little children, the Rich Young Ruler, predicting Resurrection, Greatness in Serving, Jesus heals Bartimaeus.
Mark 9, the Transfiguration, a boy is healed, Jesus predicts his Death and Resurrection, who is the Greatest?, Unity, not division, Jesus warns of offenses, Salt with savor.
Mark 8, feeding the four thousand, the yeast of the Pharisees and Herod, healing of a blind man at Bethsaida, Peter’s Confession, Jesus predicts his death.
Three days without food! The people needed it!
Mark 7, clean and unclean, Great Faith: Caananite woman, the healing of a deaf-mute man.