Tag: Fruit

You Can Tell A Tree By It’s Fruit

Ray Comfort 90x115by Ray Comfort

“For a good tree brings not forth corrupt fruit; neither doth a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit. For every tree is known by his own fruit. For of thorns men do not gather figs, nor of a bramble bush gather they grapes. A good man out of the good treasure of his heart brings forth that which is good; and an evil man out of the evil treasure of his heart brings forth that which is evil: for of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaks” (Luke 6:43-45)

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True Holiness

by Titus 1:9

fig-tree-2An important feature of our Christian walk is the understanding that to fail to do what we ought to do is no less a sin than doing that which we ought not to do. In other words, the believer’s faith is not merely a matter of abstaining from evil, but also has the weightier matter of manifesting goodness.  In fact, abstaining from evil is a “default” characteristic of the believer; it is the minimum requirement.  It would be tragic then to assume that mere abstinence – the default form of Christianity – is the utmost expression of the regenerate heart.  Christianity is not relegated to abstinence.  Our faith is

“…faith which works through love” (Gal 5:6).