TEXT: Matthew 7:13-23
In this passage, we are looking at Jesus’ command to “beware of false prophets.” These evil teachers disguise themselves as angels of light, seeking (either deliberately or by error) to draw people away from true faith down the wide, broad road to destruction. Jesus tells us that we should judge false teachers by their fruit as only good trees bear good fruit and bad trees bear bad fruit. How can we be discerning believers and not waste our time trying to receive good fruit from trees that have none. Dr. John MacArthur gives three primary types of “spiritual fruit” by which we can judge the integrity of the “tree”.