“Abide in Me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself unless it abides in the vine, so neither can you unless you abide in Me.” John 15:4 I am 100% percent dependent on the Vine Jesus to bear spiritual fruit in my life. This would seem to be the fruit of […]
“My Father is glorified by this, that you bear much fruit, and so prove to be My disciples.” John 15:8 The heavenly Father’s goodness, greatness, and grace is proclaimed and manifested before all creation when the life of the VINE Jesus flows into believing disciples and they bear the fruit of lives filled with actions, attitudes, […]
O God, Early in the morning do I cry unto thee Help me to pray, And to think only of thee. I cannot pray alone. In me there is darkness, But with thee there is light. I am lonely, but thou leavest me not. I am feeble in heart, but thou leavest me not. […]
“If anyone does not abide in Me, he is thrown away as a branch and dries up; and they gather them, and cast them into the fire and they are burned.” John 15:6 There are those who never were in the Vine Jesus and so these are seen as useless branches whose only use is to […]
“I am the vine, you are the branches; he who abides in Me and I in him, he bears much fruit, for apart from Me you can do nothing.” John 15:5 Jesus is the vine, the source of life, character, and true effectiveness and I am a believing disciple in union and communion with HIM. […]
I find that finding the right song at times of loss, crisis, and pain can be of sigificant help to me Here is one that has been of great help.
This is a great short video by Jules Evans that practically explains how to use Behavioral Cognitive Therapy to gain control over emotions that are disrupting our lives.
During times of trouble many times people will talk to us about the book of Job in the bible. It is really a difficult book to understand by just reading it. Gaining from it during hard times can be difficult. This summary by the “Bible Project” I felt really made it possible to get the […]
“And we know that God causes all things to work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose.” Romans 8:28 This is one of the vital realities that we must know deep in our bones to get through the struggles and dark nights of the soul. Watch […]
Meditation on John 15:1 “I am the true vine, and My Father is the vinedresser.” John 15:1 Jesus is the true vine and God the Father is the vinedresser or gardener. Since Jesus says that HE is the “true” vine there must be at least one “false vine”. The Messiah Jesus may be thinking of Jeremiah […]