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Evil fruit

Matthew 7:17 KJV 
Even so every good tree bringeth forth good fruit; but a corrupt tree bringeth forth evil fruit.

Plants can be very poisonous. Poison hemlock was used to kill in a painless way while monks hood aka wolfsbane was used to kill in a painful way.


Cowbane aka northen water hemlock has a yellowish liquid in its root that is very poisonous. A single bite of the root can be sufficient to cause death in a man and 230 gram of the root is sufficient to kill a horse.[1]


Matthew 7:12-20 KJV 
 [12] Therefore all things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them: for this is the law and the prophets.
 [13] Enter ye in at the strait gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many there be which go in thereat:
 [14] Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it.
 [15] Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.
 [16] Ye shall know them by their fruits. Do men gather grapes of thorns, or figs of thistles?
 [17] Even so every good tree bringeth forth good fruit; but a corrupt tree bringeth forth evil fruit.
 [18] A good tree cannot bring forth evil fruit, neither can a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit.
 [19] Every tree that bringeth not forth good fruit is hewn down, and cast into the fire.
 [20] Wherefore by their fruits ye shall know them.

Notice that those who take the strait gate [13] have good fruit [12]. And the false prophets [15] have evil fruit [16-17].

Evil fruit thorns and thistles and good fruit figs and grapes [16].

Those that have evil fruit are corrupt [18].

Also notice that Jesus says that many take the broad way [13] indicating that the majority of professing Christians are evil fruit.

I think evil fruit people are false, evil men.

I think evil fruit is both about preaching a false gospel and about doing evil deeds.

3 John 1:9-11 KJV
[9] I wrote unto the church: but Diotrephes, who loveth to have the preeminence among them, receiveth us not. 
[10] Wherefore, if I come, I will remember his deeds which he doeth, prating against us with malicious words: and not content therewith, neither doth he himself receive the brethren, and forbiddeth them that would, and casteth them out of the church. 
[11] Beloved, follow not that which is evil, but that which is good. He that doeth good is of God: but he that doeth evil hath not seen God.

Those that do evil have not seen God.

How should we then deal with evil fruit.

Job avoided evil.

Job 1:1 KJV
There was a man in the land of Uz, whose name was Job; and that man was perfect and upright, and one that feared God, and eschewed evil.

We should avoid it.

Psalms 34:14 KJV 
Depart from evil, and do good; seek peace, and pursue it.

We should depart from evil.