6.11a-c Personal Wisdom

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6.11 a “Enter through the narrow1 gate, for wide is the gate and broad the way leading to destruction, and many go in. Narrow are both the gate and the way leading to eternal life, and only few find it.

b Beware of false prophets who are hungry wolves disguised as sheep. You will know them by their fruits. Do men gather grapes from thorn bushes, or figs from thistles?

Mar 23 c So it is, that good trees produce only good fruit, and bad trees only bad fruit. Trees that dont produce good fruit are cut down and burnt. Therefore, by their fruits you will know them.

The good man brings good things out of the good stored in his heart,2 and the evil man brings evil things out of the evil stored in his heart. For from the abundance of his heart, his mouth speaks.”

d “Not everyone who calls me, Lord, Lord! will enter the kingdom of heaven, but he who does my heavenly Fathers will. In that day many will say, Lord, have we not prophesied and expelled demons and done many wonders in your name? But I will reply, I never knew you. Depart from me, evildoers!