Posted by Mars Hill Church on 11th June 2018 in Religion & Spirituality | false prophets,fruit,root,discern,holy spirit,Jesus
Introduction:Have you ever bit into an apple and realised its rotten? It looks good on the outside but once you get in, you realise its full of decay – it’s just plain nasty. This is what Jesus is getting at as he starts to bring his mountain message to a close. Jesus is asking us not to judge but to discern
people by their fruit: not by what they say or do, but by discern
ing whether Jesus is at the centre. The Bible tells us that in these last days, false prophets will arise to even deceive the elect, so how can we know if something or someone truly is from God?
Key Verse:On that day many will say to me, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your nam...