First Fig
(Luke 2:40)

And the Child grew and became strong in spirit, filled with wisdom;
and the grace [favor and spiritual blessing] of God was upon Him.
(Luke 2:40)

There is little written about the younger years of Jesus and the relationship He had with his mother. In this painting, I hoped to show one possible incident that I think may have happened in the younger life of our Savior. Later in life, he is heard cursing a fig tree. Surely, he ate figs and what did he think of the first fig he ate? Did he like it?

 
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