Or if he asks for a fish, will give him a serpent?
If you then, 1who are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will 2your Father who is in heaven give good things to those who ask him!
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"So 3whatever you wish that others would do to you, do also to them, for this is 4the Law and the Prophets.
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5"Enter by the narrow gate. For the gate is wide and the way is easy that leads to destruction, and those who enter by it are many.
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For the gate is narrow and 6the way is hard that leads to life, and 7those who find it are few.
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8"Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing but inwardly are 9ravenous wolves.
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You will recognize them 10by their fruits. Are grapes gathered from thornbushes, or figs from thistles?
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So, 11every healthy tree bears good fruit, but the diseased tree bears bad fruit.
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A healthy tree cannot bear bad fruit, nor can a diseased tree bear good fruit.
12Every tree that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire.
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Thus you will recognize them 13by their fruits.
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[See ver. 16 above]