Know a Tree by Its Fruit


Allow me a little grace as I pick the fruits of Evolution’s “tree” and Creation’s “orchard.”

You will recognize them by their fruit. Grapes are not gathered from thorns or figs from thistles, are they? In the same way, every good tree bears good fruit, but the bad tree bears bad fruitA good tree is not able to bear bad fruit, nor a bad tree to bear good fruit. — Jesus [Matthew 7:16-18 NET]

Creation’s orchard, God’s Word

Creation's Orchard

grapes and figs, good fruit

Love, Joy, Peace, Patience, Kindness, Goodness, Faithfulness, Gentleness, Self-Control

see Galatians 5:22-23

Evolution’s tree, Man’s word

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thorns and thistles, bad fruit

no love, sexual immorality, impurity, depravity, idolatry, sorcery, hostility, strife, jealousy, outbursts of anger, selfishness, rivalries, dissension, envy, murder, drunkenness, carousing, narcissism, greed, boasting, arrogance, blasphemy, disobedience toward parents, ungratefulness, unholiness, irreconcilability, slander, no self-control, savageness, opposition to God, treachery, recklessness, conceit, loving only pleasure instead of God

see Galatians 5:19-21; 2 Timothy 3:1-7

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