Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But that which beareth thorns and briers is rejected, and is nigh unto cursing; whose end is to be burned.
for you know that afterward, when he would have inherited the blessing, he was rejected: not being able to make Isaac to retract, though he importun'd him with tears.
thereupon Jesus said to the fig-tree, "no one shall ever eat any fruit of yours." and his disciples took notice of it.
then he said to the vine-dresser, you see, I have been looking these three years for fruit from this fig-tree, but find none: hew it down, why should it cumber my ground?
and nothing is to be expected but that dreadful judgment, and fiery indignation, which shall devour all such adversaries.
the ax is already laid to the root of the trees: every tree then which does not produce good fruit, will be hewn down, and cast into the fire.
every tree that doth not yield good fruit, is hewn down and cast into the fire.
then will he say to those on the left, depart from me ye cursed, into everlasting fire, prepared for the devil and his angels.
if a man abide not in me, he is cast away as withered branches that are gather'd up to be thrown into the fire, where they are burned.
and whosoever was not found written in the book of life, was cast into the lake of fire.
I declare unto you, all the sins which men may commit, and whatsoever blasphemies they may utter, may be forgiven them.
and whoever shall cast a reflection upon the son of man, it shall be forgiven him; but as for him, that shall blaspheme the holy spirit, it shall not be forgiven.
this man, will they say, began to build, but wanted stock to finish.
for if the green wood burn thus, how will the dry wood flame?
Make use of your discernment; some reprove: