1. Curses the fig tree with no fruit (symbolic of man’s attempts to have peace and security)- leaves were mans attempt to cover themselves from shame of failure and disappointment with no fruit (power) to change.
2. Cleanses the temple - Changes the system of religion. Instead of paying for our own sins, Christ paid once and for all for us to be righteous. God accepts us in His sight and proceeds to clean us up
3. Have God’s faith - faith rooted in what God has done for us, not what we can do for ourselves.