Abide

Abide

Abide

John 15:1-8

1. A vine is a passageway of life. That’s Jesus.

(John 13, 14; Psalm 80:8-9)

2. In order for fruit to be produced, there must be a vital connection.

(Matthew 7:22-23)

3. Jesus prunes what is good to make it better.

(Ps. 51:10; Isaiah 40:31; James 1:23; Heb. 4:12; 1 Peter 1:6-7)

4. Abiding is NOT an on again, off again relationship.

(Hebrews 13:5; Psalm 1:1-3; Ephesians 2:10; Galatians 5:22-23; Ezekiel 15:3-4; Philippians 4:13)

5. Abiding strengthens my prayer life and enhances my sense of security.

(Matthew 7:20; Jeremiah 17:8-9)