This Reblog Post is for Vikki! HOpe this works for you my cheerleading friend!
“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
This scripture illustrates the vital union existing between Christians and Jesus Christ.
The word “abide” basically means “to remain.”
and Remain means “to stay”
Unless we stay with Jesus, meaning He is with us moment by moment…we cannot bear fruit.
I believe that ALL people have the desire to live with fruit!
love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, gentleness, faithfulness, and self control. BUT, even deeper than that, we each have a desire to be “back in the garden” with our Father. It is hardwired within us…our DNA.
Unless we connect to the source (the Holy Spirit) our branch will wither and die…we must STAY (abide) in the Vine…which is Christ.
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