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Good Fruit, Bad Fruit, and the Unforgivable Sin (Matthew 12:33-37)

In Matthew 12:33-37, in the context of warning the religious leaders about the sin of blasphemy against the Holy Spirit, Jesus talks about good fruit and bad fruit. Is Jesus telling people to look at the lives of other teachers to see if they have good works? No! Not at all. Listen to the study to see what Jesus IS teaching and why this is important for properly understanding the gospel. This study is an excerpt from my Gospel Dictionary online course. This course considers 52 key words of the Gospel and thousands of biblical texts. The course contains over 100 hours Bible teaching. You can take the course by joining my online discipleship group. What is the “fruit” in Matthew 12:33-37 (Luke 6:43-45)? Either make the tree good and its fruit good, or else make the tree bad and its fruit bad...

I interviewed Frank Viola about his book, ReGrace, and he accused me of heresy. 🤣🤣🤣 (He was joking. I think.)

This is a BONUS episode of my One Verse Podcast. In it, I interview best-selling author, Frank Viola, about his new book, ReGrace. This book shows how Christians can get along with each other, even when we disagree with one another. The book goes into some of the shocking and outrageous theological views that were held by several of the greatest Christians in history. This should not cause us to shun or condemn them, but simply to realize that we ALL have some crazy ideas. Frank Viola has some crazy views … and so do I. And you do too. This book shows that we ALL have some crazy theological views, and so rather than condemn each other as heretics, let’s learn to live and laugh together. By taking a humorous look at some of the crazy views of theological giants like C. S. Lewis, Marin Luthe...