Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
If a man abide not in me, he is cast forth as a branch, and is withered; and men gather them, and cast them into the fire, and they are burned.
The pattern is to be a gold bell and a pomegranate, a gold bell and a pomegranate, all around the hem of the robe.
Even now the ax is laid at the root of the trees, and every tree that does not produce good fruit will be cut down and thrown into the fire."
For if such things are done when the wood is green, what will happen when it is dry?"