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Beware of False Prophets (Matthew 7.15-20)

Beware of False Prophets (Matthew 7.15-20)

"Wolves in sheep's clothing." We hear that phrase a lot, but I wonder how many know it's origin? Jesus Christ! On the heals of inviting His disciples into His Kingdom, He immediately warned them of the many there would be who would rather they do anything else than enter the narrow gate, the abide on the narrow way.
What's a prophet anyway, and what role do they play in God's work and word? Against the backdrop of real, faithful prophets, we can more easily spot frauds and fakes by their fruit.
Do you entertain the preaching of false prophets? Are you one? How would you know?
Join us this week as we abide in the Words of the Savior in His Sermon On The Mount.

Today's passage:

15 “Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing but inwardly are ravenous wolves. 16 You will recognize them by their fruits. Are grapes gathered from thornbushes, or figs from thistles? 17 So, every healthy tree bears good fruit, but the diseased tree bears bad fruit. 18 A healthy tree cannot