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
You 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 transgressions, by which you have transgressed; and make you a new heart and a new spirit: for why will you die, O house of Israel?
Amos 5:15
Hate the evil, and love the good, and establish justice in the gate: it may be that the LORD God of hosts will be gracious unto the remnant of Joseph.
Luke 11:39
And the Lord said unto him, Now do you Pharisees make clean the outside of the cup and the platter; but your inward part is full of extortion and wickedness.
James 4:8
Draw near to God, and he will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners; and purify your hearts, you double-minded.

And his fruit good

Matthew 3:8
Bring forth therefore fruits befitting for repentance:
Matthew 7:16
You shall know them by their fruits. Do men gather grapes of thorns, or figs of thistles?
Luke 3:9
And now also the ax is laid unto the root of the trees: every tree therefore which brings not forth good fruit is cut down, and cast into the fire.
Luke 6:43
For a good tree brings not 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 abide in the vine; no more can you, except you abide in me.
James 3:12
Can the fig tree, my brethren, bear olive berries? either a vine, figs? so can no fountain both yield salt water and fresh.

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