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By their fruits you will know them (Matthew 7:20)



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By the fruits you will know them
Picture copyright:V. Gilbert and Arlisle F. Beers
Bible Verse:
"Every tree that bringeth not forth good fruit is hewn down, and cast into the fire. Wherefore by their fruits ye shall know them.” (Matthew 7:20) King James Version
Meaning:
This expression came to mean someone’s ill intention is easily recognizable from his or her deeds.
Origin and Application:
In his famous sermon on Mount Beatitudes, Jesus cautioned the crowds to beware of false prophets. A true prophet is one who preaches truth according to the Bible and faithful to Jesus’s teachings. A false prophet may come under the guise of a godly man whose sayings may sway from Christian doctrine. Their fruits, or deeds, are recognizable and should be “cast into the fire”.
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