Matthew 7:13-21 NLT

13 “You can enter God’s Kingdom only through the narrow gate. The highway to hella is broad, and its gate is wide for the many who choose that way.

References for Matthew 7:13

    • 7:13 - Greek The road that leads to destruction.
      14 But the gateway to life is very narrow and the road is difficult, and only a few ever find it.
      15 “Beware of false prophets who come disguised as harmless sheep but are really vicious wolves.
      16 You can identify them by their fruit, that is, by the way they act. Can you pick grapes from thornbushes, or figs from thistles?
      17 A good tree produces good fruit, and a bad tree produces bad fruit.
      18 A good tree can’t produce bad fruit, and a bad tree can’t produce good fruit.
      19 So every tree that does not produce good fruit is chopped down and thrown into the fire.
      20 Yes, just as you can identify a tree by its fruit, so you can identify people by their actions.
      21 “Not everyone who calls out to me, ‘Lord! Lord!’ will enter the Kingdom of Heaven. Only those who actually do the will of my Father in heaven will enter.