By their fruits ye shall know them


#1

The Bible says “by their fruits ye shall know them” Many churches produce “good fruit”, so how can you tell which one is being led by God.


#2

[quote=anne1941]The Bible says “by their fruits ye shall know them” Many churches produce “good fruit”, so how can you tell which one is being led by God.
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Do you want the dogmatic answer or the relativist answer?


#3

[quote=anne1941]The Bible says “by their fruits ye shall know them” Many churches produce “good fruit”, so how can you tell which one is being led by God.
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I am usually more inclined to use the fruits test on an individual, and not on an institution.


#4

originally posted by Pug
I am usually more inclined to use the fruits test on an individual, and not on an institution.

Ditto! “Not everyone who says Lord, Lord…”


#5

Christ’s last plea and command to his disciples was for unity, and essentially that is the fruit by which we judge all so-called Christian movements. If the lead to unity with the Church founded by Christ they are authentic. If they lead to further disunity and disintegration they are not.


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