Bearing Fruit

Fear & Fruit Bearing

BY JAY SAWRIE

Growing up in the Bible Belt religiosity that I did, there was always an emphasis on fruit bearing. I can remember countless youth rallies where the evangelist would ask sugar high teenagers, "What are you doing for God? Are you a missionary to your school or in the locker room? Is God calling you to the mission field somewhere?

Fear & Fruit Bearing

On Demanding Good Works

BY MARTIN LUTHER

You say: Since forgiveness depends on faith alone, why must one nonetheless do good works? Answer: If faith is of the true sort, it cannot be without good works, just as no good work can be where unbelief dwells.

On Demanding Good Works

The Lost Art of Abiding

BY DANIEL EMERY PRICE

Bearing fruit is something Christians spend significant amounts of time talking, writing, preaching, and even arguing about. For many, it has become a wellspring of vexation.

The Lost Art of Abiding