The fig-tree clothing of self-righteousness is utterly unavailing; the Lord who walks amid the trees of the garden strips it away--it cannot abide His righteous glance, His avenging scrutiny.
The Triumphal Entry – John MacDuff
It is the loveliest season in the Palestine year, when, the rain "over and gone;" the Mount of Olives is carpeted with green, and fresh foliage is clothing its varied groves.
The Spiritual Meaning of the Triumphal Entry – J.R. Miller
There must have been a deep spiritual meaning in the triumphal entry, since Jesus Himself planned it!