13"Enter through the narrow gate.1 For wide is the gate and broad is the road that leads to destruction, and many enter through it.14But small is the gate and narrow the road that leads to life, and only a few find it.
15"Watch out for false prophets.2 They come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ferocious wolves.316By their fruit you will recognize them.4 Do people pick grapes from thornbushes, or figs from thistles?517Likewise every good tree bears good fruit, but a bad tree bears bad fruit.18A good tree cannot bear bad fruit, and a bad tree cannot bear good fruit.619Every tree that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire.720Thus, by their fruit you will recognize them.21"Not everyone who says to me, 'Lord, Lord,'8 will enter the kingdom of heaven,9 but only he who does the will of my Father who is in heaven.1022Many will say to me on that day,11 'Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name, and in your name drive out demons and perform many miracles?'1223Then I will tell them plainly, 'I never knew you. Away from me, you evildoers!'13