Today, as I shared the verses on social media, one of them stood out. It is Mark 11:13:
Published March 21, 2024

Barrenness or Fruitfulness

Why is it important to accept Jesus Christ into our hearts?

Today, as I shared the verses on social media, one of them stood out. It is Mark 11:13:

“And seeing a fig tree afar off having leaves, he came, if haply he might find any thing thereon: and when he came to it, he found nothing but leaves; for the time of figs was not yet.”

This verse brought up the thought of how many people there are in the world, and I cannot say the opposite about myself either, that I do not belong there, because only our Heavenly Father sees what kind of person I am and how much fruit I bear in the life I have dedicated to the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

In other words, in our Christian life, if Jesus came to us, would he find tasty fruits among our beautifully green leaves? Or would he only find leaves? Leaves that are beautiful on the outside and show how healthy we are, but we do not bear the fruit of the Word.

Or, when we planted our seed here on earth, where did it fall?

According to the verses I now bring from Matthew chapter 13, it could have fallen into these many places:

“3 And he spake many things unto them in parables, saying, Behold, a sower went forth to sow;

  4 And when he sowed, some [seeds] fell by the way side, and the fowls came and devoured them up:

  5 Some fell upon stony places, where they had not much earth: and forthwith they sprung up, because they had no deepness of earth:

  6 And when the sun was up, they were scorched; and because they had no root, they withered away.

  7 And some fell among thorns; and the thorns sprung up, and choked them:

  8 But other fell into good ground, and brought forth fruit, some an hundredfold, some sixtyfold, some thirtyfold.

  9 Who hath ears to hear, let him hear.

  10 And the disciples came, and said unto him, Why speakest thou unto them in parables?

  11 He answered and said unto them, Because it is given unto you to know the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven, but to them it is not given.”

I believe that since the Bible does not teach people predestination but rather free will, this sowing does not immediately refer to our birth, which is on a physical level, but is written about our spiritual rebirth, so that we can understand that we can only bear much fruit if we ourselves are the good soil.


And our Heavenly Father gives us everything we need for this to be fulfilled.

Whether you attend church where you were converted, or rather, I would say that there are countless ways to have accepted Jesus into your heart, whether at work or during street evangelism, one thing is important to understand if we want to grow and increase in fruitfulness: … but let this verse tell us, which we can read in 1 Corinthians 3:5-6:

“5 Who then is Paul, and who is Apollos, but ministers by whom ye believed, even as the Lord gave to every man?

  6 I have planted, Apollos watered; but God gave the increase.”

According to this, our pastor, from whom we hear the Word of the Lord, is also a servant, just as we should all become more and more like him. We too must wash the feet of our neighbors, as Jesus did, setting an example for us.

By now we can understand that our pastors can sow, as they water with the words of the Bible, but our Heavenly Father gives us the growth for it.

And if you are growing and sometimes feel like this world is trying to crush you, then remember these Bible verses which you can read in Matthew 6:25-34:

“25 Therefore I say unto you, Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink; nor yet for your body, what ye shall put on. Is not the life more than meat, and the body than raiment?

  26 Behold the fowls of the air: for they sow not, neither do they reap, nor gather into barns; yet your heavenly Father feedeth them. Are ye not much better than they?

  27 Which of you by taking thought can add one cubit unto his stature?

  28 And why take ye thought for raiment? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they toil not, neither do they spin:

  29 And yet I say unto you, That even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these.

  30 Wherefore, if God so clothe the grass of the field, which to day is, and to morrow is cast into the oven, shall he not much more [clothe] you, O ye of little faith?

  31 Therefore take no thought, saying, What shall we eat? or, What shall we drink? or, Wherewithal shall we be clothed?

  32 For after all these things do the Gentiles seek: for your heavenly Father knoweth that ye have need of all these things.

  33 But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.

  34 Take therefore no thought for the morrow: for the morrow shall take thought for the things of itself. Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof.”

In conclusion, let me share some verses about the fruits we can bear according to the Bible.

Matthew 7:16-20:

“16 Ye shall know them by their fruits. Do men gather grapes of thorns, or figs of thistles?

  17 Even so every good tree bringeth forth good fruit; but a corrupt tree bringeth forth evil fruit.

  18 A good tree cannot bring forth evil fruit, neither can a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit.

  19 Every tree that bringeth not forth good fruit is hewn down, and cast into the fire.

  20 Wherefore by their fruits ye shall know them.”

Galatians 5:22-23:

“22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith,

  23 Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law.”


Let me share 3 Scriptures that help us better understand the importance of receiving Jesus and its inevitability.

Romans 10:8 – 10

8 But what saith it? The word is nigh thee, even in thy mouth, and in thy heart: that is, the word of faith, which we preach;

 9 That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved.

10 For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.

If you’re reading this today and you want to be with our Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ in eternity, know that this verse shows you how to do it. John 14:6 Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me. In the following sections, I will guide you through how to confess all of this before our Father and our Lord Jesus.


Read this prayer out loud with faith in your heart, for what is written there is faithful and true.

John 3:7 Marvel not that I said unto thee, Ye must be born again.

John 3:3 Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God. These are the words of Jesus.

You can be born again as the Bible teaches: you need to confess

your faith. After you have been born again, say this short but very important prayer

with your loved ones, relatives, friends, and all those who believe in Jesus Christ. Because to be born again, we must confess our faith. This is what the next section is about.


Prayer for Salvation.

I believe that Jesus is the Son of God.

I believe that Jesus died for my sins,

according to the teachings of the Bible.

I believe that Jesus rose from the dead,

for my justification.

Please, Jesus, be my Lord!

Please, Jesus, be my Savior!

Please, Jesus, be my Healer!

Jesus, You are my Lord.

Jesus, You are my Savior.

Jesus, You are my Healer.

I am redeemed. I am born again in Christ.

His holy blood has cleansed me from all sins.

This is the truth, for the Word of God is truth.

Thank you, dear Jesus. Amen.

For everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.

Matthew 10:32 Whosoever therefore shall confess me before men, him will I confess also before my Father which is in heaven.


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