Some who were present on that occasion told Jesus about the Galileans whom Pilate had killed while they were offering sacrifices.
He replied, "Do you think the suffering of these Galileans proves that they were more sinful than all the other Galileans?
No, I tell you, but unless you change your hearts and lives, you will die just as they did.
What about those eighteen people who were killed when the tower of Siloam fell on them? Do you think that they were more guilty of wrongdoing than everyone else who lives in Jerusalem?
No, I tell you, but unless you change your hearts and lives, you will die just as they did."
Jesus told this parable: "A man owned a fig tree planted in his vineyard. He came looking for fruit on it and found none.