Every branch in Me that bears not fruit, He taketh it away: and every one that bears fruit, He cleanseth it, that it may bear more fruit.
And already the axe is lying at the root of the trees; every tree, therefore, not bearing good fruit, is cut down, and cast into the fire.
For whosoever has, to him shall be given, and he shall be made to abound; but whosoever has not, even what he has shall be taken away from him.
But He, answering, said, "Every plant which My Heavenly Father did not plant shall be rooted up.
Whose fan is in His hand, and He will thoroughly cleanse His threshing-floor, and will gather His wheat into the granary, but the chaff He will burn with unquenchable fire."
Another parable He spake to them: "The Kingdom of Heaven is like leaven, which a woman, taking, hid in three measures of meal, till the whole was leavened."
And, seeing one fig tree by the way, He came to it, and found nothing thereon except leaves only. And He saith to it, "No more may fruit come from you forever." And immediately the fig tree withered away!
"And those on the rock are those who, when they hear, receive the word with joy; and these have no root; who, for a season, believe, and in time of temptation fall away.
And he said to the vinedresser, 'Behold, these three years I come, seeking fruit on this fig tree, and find none; cut it down; why does it also make the land useless?'
Ye did not choose Me, but I chose you, and appointed you, that ye should go and bear fruit, and that your fruit should abide; that whatsoever ye shall ask of the Father in My name, He may give it you.
While I was with them, I was keeping, in Thy name, those Whom Thou hast given Me; and I guarded them, and no one of them perished, except the son of perdition, that the Scripture might be fulfilled.
And not only so, but we also rejoice in our tribulations; knowing that tribulation works out patience;
And we know that all things are working together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose;
If I speak with tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I have become sounding brass, or a clanging cymbal.
For our momentary light tribulation is working out for us more and more exceedingly an eternal weight of glory;
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, long-suffering, kindness, goodness, faith,
And this I pray, that your love may abound yet more and more in full knowledge and all discernment;
because of the hope laid up for you in Heaven, of which ye heard before in the word of the truth of the Gospel,
And the God of peace Himself sanctify you wholly; and may your spirit and soul and body be preserved entire, without blame at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.
who gave Himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify for Himself a special people, zealous of good works.
For the land which drank in the rain that often comes upon it, and brings forth an herb fit for those for whose sake also it is cultivated, receives blessing from God;
For they, indeed, for a few days were chastening us, according to what seemed good to them; but He for our profit, that we may partake of His holiness.
looking carefully, lest there be any one falling short of the grace of God; lest any root of bitterness, springing up, trouble you, and through it many be defiled;
They went out from among us, but they were not of us; for if they had been of us, they would have continued with us; but they went out, that they might be made manifest, that they are not all of us.