Dead faith and real faith

In James 2.14-26, we find a distinction between genuine, saving faith and dead faith. Now the bottom line is this. It corresponds to what Jesus said. A good tree will bring forth good fruit, while a bad tree will bring forth bad fruit. Brother James tells us that a...

Be Ye Fruitful!

As we begin this New Year, in a world that is forever changing, one thing that we know for sure is that our God never changes (Malachi 3:6). The Jesus that we read about in Scripture is the same mighty Master for us today as He was 2,000 years ago (Hebrews 13:8)....

The Search For Fruit

In the Gospels and the rest of the New Testament as well, we see that the true work of God in our lives will produce good fruit (John 15:16). In fact, Jesus Himself says that we have been both chosen and ordained to bring forth fruit. Genuine repentance will result in...

Faith Produces Fruit

In Luke’s 13th chapter we find the Lord speaking in parabolic form about how a certain man planted a fig tree in his vineyard and came to it looking for fruit. This parable closely follows our Lord’s teaching about repentance. Genuine repentance toward God...

Reactor or Responder?

Galatians 5:16-23  This I say then, Walk in the Spirit, and ye shall not fulfil the lust of the flesh. For the flesh lusteth against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh: and these are contrary the one to the other: so that ye cannot do the things that ye...