Figs From Thorn Bushes?


The Brew Is A Musing

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No good tree bears bad fruit, nor does a bad tree bear good fruit. Each tree is recognized by its own fruit. People do not pick figs from thorn bushes, or grapes from briers. The good man brings good things out of the good stored up in his heart, and the evil man brings evil things out of the evil stored up in his heart. For out of the overflow of his heart his mouth speaks.” (Luke 6:43-45, NIV 1984).

My Musings – You can dress up a cause with a fine sounding name or slogan that most will find compelling and hard not to support.  But if the “fruit” of the cause is not good, it does not matter what you call it, the tree has bad roots.  The figs turn out to be thorns and the grapes turn out to be briers. Sometimes the cause is…

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