13"1Enterthrough the narrowgate; for the gate is wide and the way is broad that leads to destruction, and there are many who enterthrough it.14"For the gate is small and the way is narrow that leads to life, and there are few who find it.
15"Beware of the 2falseprophets, whocome to you in sheep'sclothing, but inwardly are 3ravenouswolves.16"You will a4know them by their fruits. bGrapes are not gathered from thorn bushes norfigs from thistles, are they?17"So5everygoodtreebearsgoodfruit, but the badtreebearsbadfruit.18"A goodtreecannotproducebadfruit, nor can a badtreeproducegoodfruit.19"6Everytree that does not beargoodfruit is cutdown and thrown into the fire.20"Sothen, you will cknow them 7by their fruits.21"8Not everyone who says to Me, 'Lord, Lord,' will enter the kingdom of heaven, but he who does the will of My Father who is in heaven will enter.22"9Many will say to Me on 10that day, 'Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in Your name, and in Your namecast out demons, and in Your nameperformmanydmiracles?'23"And then I will declare to them, 'I neverknew you; 11DEPART FROM ME, YOU WHO PRACTICELAWLESSNESS.'
24"Therefore12everyonewhohearsthesewords of Mine and eacts on them, fmay be compared to a wisemanwhobuilt his house on the rock.25"And the rainfell, and the gfloodscame, and the windsblew and slammedagainst that house; and yet it did not fall, for it had been founded on the rock.26"Everyone who hearsthesewords of Mine and does not hact on them, will be like a foolishmanwhobuilt his house on the sand.27"The rainfell, and the ifloodscame, and the windsblew and slammedagainst that house; and it fell -and great was its fall."28j13WhenJesus had finishedthesewords, 14the crowds were amazed at His teaching;
for He was teaching them as one havingauthority, and not as their scribes.