(A)By this My Father is glorified, that you bear much fruit; (B)so you will be My disciples.

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My (A)Father is glorified by this, that you bear much fruit, and so [a](B)prove to be My disciples.

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Footnotes

  1. John 15:8 Or become My disciples

My Father is glorified and honored by this, when you bear much fruit, and prove yourselves to be My [true] disciples.

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This is to my Father’s glory,(A) that you bear much fruit, showing yourselves to be my disciples.(B)

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Herein is my Father glorified, that ye bear much fruit; so shall ye be my disciples.

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19 Now (A)the works of the flesh are evident, which are: [a]adultery, [b]fornication, uncleanness, lewdness, 20 idolatry, sorcery, hatred, contentions, jealousies, outbursts of wrath, selfish ambitions, dissensions, heresies, 21 envy, [c]murders, drunkenness, revelries, and the like; of which I tell you beforehand, just as I also told you in time past, that (B)those who practice such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.

22 But (C)the fruit of the Spirit is (D)love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, (E)goodness, (F)faithfulness, 23 [d]gentleness, self-control. (G)Against such there is no law.

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Footnotes

  1. Galatians 5:19 NU omits adultery
  2. Galatians 5:19 sexual immorality
  3. Galatians 5:21 NU omits murders
  4. Galatians 5:23 meekness

19 Now the deeds of the flesh are evident, which are: (A)sexual immorality, impurity, indecent behavior, 20 idolatry, (B)witchcraft, hostilities, (C)strife, jealousy, outbursts of anger, (D)selfish ambition, dissensions, (E)factions, 21 envy, (F)drunkenness, carousing, and things like these, of which I forewarn you, just as I have forewarned you, that those who practice such things will not (G)inherit the kingdom of God. 22 But (H)the fruit of the Spirit is (I)love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness, (J)self-control; against such things (K)there is no law.

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19 Now the practices of the [a]sinful nature are clearly evident: they are sexual immorality, impurity, sensuality (total irresponsibility, lack of self-control), 20 [b]idolatry, [c]sorcery, hostility, strife, jealousy, fits of anger, disputes, dissensions, factions [that promote heresies], 21 envy, drunkenness, riotous behavior, and other things like these. I warn you beforehand, just as I did previously, that those who practice such things will not inherit the kingdom of God. 22 But the fruit of the Spirit [the result of His presence within us] is love [unselfish concern for others], joy, [inner] peace, patience [not the ability to wait, but how we act while waiting], kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness, self-control. Against such things there is no law.

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Footnotes

  1. Galatians 5:19 Lit flesh.
  2. Galatians 5:20 Including prostitution, which was often part of pagan ritual.
  3. Galatians 5:20 Including such things as occult practices, witchcraft, worship of evil powers, drug-induced trances.

19 The acts of the flesh are obvious: sexual immorality,(A) impurity and debauchery; 20 idolatry and witchcraft; hatred, discord, jealousy, fits of rage, selfish ambition, dissensions, factions 21 and envy; drunkenness, orgies, and the like.(B) I warn you, as I did before, that those who live like this will not inherit the kingdom of God.(C)

22 But the fruit(D) of the Spirit is love,(E) joy, peace,(F) forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness and self-control.(G) Against such things there is no law.(H)

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19 Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these; Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness,

20 Idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies,

21 Envyings, murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such like: of the which I tell you before, as I have also told you in time past, that they which do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God.

22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith,

23 Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law.

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19 (A)Every tree that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire.

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19 (A)Every tree that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire.

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19 Every tree that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire.

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19 Every tree that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire.(A)

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19 Every tree that bringeth not forth good fruit is hewn down, and cast into the fire.

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A Tree Known by Its Fruit(A)

33 “Either make the tree good and (B)its fruit good, or else make the tree bad and its fruit bad; for a tree is known by its fruit.

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Words Reveal Character

33 “Either [a]assume the tree to be good as well as its fruit good, or [b]assume the tree to be bad as well as its fruit bad; for (A)the tree is known by its fruit.

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  1. Matthew 12:33 Lit make
  2. Matthew 12:33 Lit make

Words Reveal Character

33 “Either make the tree good and its fruit good, or make the tree bad and its fruit bad; for the tree is recognized and judged by its fruit.

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33 “Make a tree good and its fruit will be good, or make a tree bad and its fruit will be bad, for a tree is recognized by its fruit.(A)

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33 Either make the tree good, and his fruit good; or else make the tree corrupt, and his fruit corrupt: for the tree is known by his fruit.

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If anyone does not abide in Me, (A)he is cast out as a branch and is withered; and they gather them and throw them into the fire, and they are burned.

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