Matthew 7:15-25 ESV

A Tree and Its Fruit

15 1"Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing but inwardly are 2ravenous wolves.
16 You will recognize them 3by their fruits. Are grapes gathered from thornbushes, or figs from thistles?

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17 So, 4every healthy tree bears good fruit, but the diseased tree bears bad fruit.

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18 A healthy tree cannot bear bad fruit, nor can a diseased tree bear good fruit.
19 5Every tree that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire.

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20 Thus you will recognize them 6by their fruits.

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    • 311 7:20 - [See ver. 16 above]

      I Never Knew You

      21 7"Not everyone who 8says to me, 'Lord, Lord,' will 9enter the kingdom of heaven, but the one who 10does the will of my Father who is in heaven.

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      22 11On that day 12many will say to me, 'Lord, Lord, did we not 13prophesy in your name, and cast out demons 14in your name, and do many mighty works in your name?'

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      23 15And then will I declare to them, 'I 16never knew you; 17depart from me, 18you workers of lawlessness.'

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          Build Your House on the Rock

          24 19"Everyone then who hears these words of mine and does them will be like 20a wise man who built his house on the rock.

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              25 And the rain fell, and the floods came, and the winds blew and beat on that house, but it did not fall, because it had been founded on the rock.