JesusÕ Explanation of
Survival of the Wicked
¥In the person of the gardener, Jesus goes on to explain why God allows wicked people to survive.
–The gardener suggests (& is permitted) digging around tree & adding fertilizer to give the tree one more chance.
¥God did not destroy Israel at (or right after) the crucifixion, but allowed one more generation an opportunity to repent.