“I am the Vine you are the Branches.” (John 15:1-8)

6 May 2012 by SHRCChurch, No Comments »

Today, there are some strong messages for us in the gospel about how Jesus expects us to live.  Five times we hear the expression “bearing fruit” and eight times the verb “remain”  or “remains.”  Obviously, we are being told, to be a Christian is to draw our life, our purpose, our very being from our relationship with Jesus.  Then and only then are we capable of “bearing fruit” which is required of all.  Those that do not “remain” are like a discarded branch that will be thrown into the fire.  Have you been “bearing    any fruit” lately?

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