Good, purified, hearts and minds provide good fruit, like the kind Jesus mentions in Luke. In other words, good fruit comes from good soil. Our hearts and minds are like soil, and how fertile that soil determines how good the fruits in our life can be.
The advice here seems self-explanatory: “don’t take advice from wicked people”. Yet, many of us, myself included, have found ourselves doing just that.
I was pleasantly surprised by the gift God decided to give me amidst my lack of discipline towards Him.
“Do whatever he tells you.”
I believe this is the stuff of nightmares for Satan, that Christian disciples come to know who they are in Christ Jesus, that they’re children of The Father, and blessed by the Holy Spirit to go out and spread this good news in power.
“God became man so that man might become God.” – St. Athanasius