Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Either make the tree good, and his fruit good; or else make the tree corrupt, and his fruit corrupt: for the tree is known by his fruit.

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Bible References

Make the tree good

Matthew 23:26
Thou blind Pharisee, cleanse first that which is within the cup and platter that the outside of them may be clean also.
Ezekiel 18:31
Cast away from you all your iniquities by which ye have rebelled, and make yourselves a new heart and a new spirit; for why will ye die, O house of Israel?
Amos 5:15
Hate the evil and love the good, and establish judgment in the gate; it may be that the LORD God of the hosts will be gracious unto the remnant of Joseph.
Luke 11:39
And the Lord said unto him, Now do ye Pharisees make clean the outside of the cup and the platter; but your inward part is full of ravening and wickedness.
James 4:8
Draw near to God, and he will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, ye sinners; and purify your hearts, ye double minded.

And his fruit good

Matthew 3:8
Bring forth therefore fruits worthy of repentance
Matthew 7:16
Ye shall know them by their fruits. Do men gather grapes of thorns, or figs of thistles?
Luke 3:9
And now also the axe is laid unto the root of the trees; every tree therefore which does not bring forth good fruit is hewn down and cast into the fire.
Luke 6:43
For a good tree does not bring forth corrupt fruit; neither does a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit.
John 15:4
Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, except it abides in the vine, no more can ye, except ye abide in me.
James 3:12
Can the fig tree, my brethren, produce olive berries? or the vine, figs? In the same manner no fountain can yield both salt water and fresh.

General references

Luke 6:43
For a good tree does not bring forth corrupt fruit; neither does a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit.