Matthew 7:13-20: Undeceptions: Narrow Gates and Bad Fruit

Matthew 7:13-20: Undeceptions: Narrow Gates and Bad Fruit

Many think of Jesus as an accepting figure who loved everyone and was especially nice. But what did Jesus actually teach about the way to find God and to have our sins forgiven? In this passage, Jesus uses two illustrations; two gates and two trees. What do these illustrations teach us about Jesus’ purpose and message and how should we respond today?