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John 15 - NIV

The Vine and the Branches

1 “I am the true vine, and my Father is the gardener.

2 He cuts off every branch in me that bears no fruit, while every branch that does bear fruit he prunes[a] so that it will be even more fruitful.

3 You are already clean because of the word I have spoken to you.


a. John 15:2 The Greek for he prunes also means he cleans.

Sermons on John 15 More sermons: John 15

Anthony Zibolski avatar
Growing on the vine
Shared by: Anthony Zibolski on Dec, 2016
Summary: Abiding in Christ is to make sure that you are connected, bearing fruit, and communication with the Lord daily
Scripture: John 15:1-8
Denomination: Nazarene
Views: 8
Derek Geldart avatar
Life in the Vine
Shared by: Derek Geldart on Nov, 2016
Summary: Christ’s love compels us to be obedient to He who purchased us at a price and compels us to love and support one another as we, His friends, serve in the Master’s kingdom.
based on 1 rating
Scripture: John 15:1-17
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 156
Dennis Lee avatar
Abiding In Christ
Shared by: Dennis Lee on Oct, 2016
Summary: This sermon reveals what it means to abide in Christ and its importance.
Scripture: John 15:1-8
Denomination: Foursquare
Views: 55
Dennis Lee avatar
Abiding in Christ
Shared by: Dennis Lee on Oct, 2016
Summary: This sermon reveals what it means to abide in Christ and its importance.
Mark Aarssen avatar
I Thank God for You
Shared by: Mark Aarssen on Oct, 2016
Summary: The love of Jesus growing in you as a Christian is becoming a harvest of praise for our Heavenly Father. A big Thanksgiving to God. Maybe you have people in your life who are demonstrating similar fruit of the spirit in their walk with Jesus.
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: John 15:1-8
Denomination: Presbyterian/Reformed
Views: 1,145
T.J. Conwell avatar
The Vine and the Branches
Shared by: T.J. Conwell on Sep, 2016
Summary: In the greatest command of all, Jesus says, “Love each other”. He commands us to go and be fruit that will last, and above all, “Love each other”.
Series: John
Mark Aarssen avatar
Jesus the Joy in You
Shared by: Mark Aarssen on Jul, 2016
Summary: Friends Jesus does not want to see you end up on the burn pile of unfruitful unjoyful human beings. Jesus wants you and I to remain in Him for only in Him will we find the kind of Joy to sustain us through this life which can sometimes be a vale of tears.
Series: Believe
Dr. Stanley Vasu avatar
Shared by: Dr. Stanley Vasu on Jul, 2016
Scripture: John 15:1-16
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 545
Robert Sickler avatar
Countering Drip-by-Drip Change...
Shared by: Robert Sickler on Jun, 2016
Summary: Sometime change in our, and our churches, Christian perspective is so slow that we fail to recognize what is happening. It is like the drip-by-drip change, which Nazi ideology brought to Germany.
Ron Tuit avatar
The True Vine
Shared by: Ron Tuit on Apr, 2016
Summary: Jesus gives the last of the "I AM" statements in John and explains the relationship of the True Vine and true believers. He explains the principle of abiding in Christ in order to produce God-glorifying fruit.
Brian Bill avatar
The Vine
Shared by: Brian Bill on Mar, 2016
Summary: If you are faithful, you will be fruitful.
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: John 15:1-5
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 1,199
Ken Ritz avatar
Weather the "Winter"
Shared by: Ken Ritz on Mar, 2016
Summary: Part 2 of a series leading up to Christmas. Sometimes we go through seasons of "Winter" or difficulty. John 15, the vine and branches, talks about our pruning and preparation.
based on 1 rating
Scripture: John 15:1-8
Views: 175
Betty Johnson avatar
I AM the Vine
Shared by: Betty Johnson on Feb, 2016
Summary: This message looks at the I AM statement of Jesus that he is the Vine. The message considers the action of the Gardener and the actions of the Branches.
Clay Ledford avatar
Bearing Fruit
Shared by: Clay Ledford on Jan, 2016
Summary: Bearing fruit is not an option it is imperative. Not just to bear fruit but to bear more fruit, much fruit and fruit that remains.
Scripture: John 15:1-16
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 789
Rick Boyne avatar
Ending Well in 2015
Shared by: Rick Boyne on Dec, 2015
Summary: We must purge ourselves of us and have Christ abide in us
Scripture: John 15:1-11
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 130
Lee Stevenson avatar
Always Fashion Your Seat Belt
Shared by: Lee Stevenson on Nov, 2015
Summary: Before Turbulence happens makes sure you are connected to Jesus (the vine)
Series: Turbulant
Perry Greene avatar
Funeral for a Seeker
Shared by: Perry Greene on Nov, 2015
Summary: Phyllis was a seeker. She studied numerous religions and had deep insight into the bible. This funeral service expressed her personality and insights.
Scripture: John 15:1
Views: 232
Davon Huss avatar
Faithfulness Vs. Fruitfulness
Shared by: Davon Huss on Oct, 2015
Summary: Examinations for times of unfruitfulness (Material adapted from MATT PERMAN at: http://whatsbestnext.com/2011/08/does-god-require-faithfulness-or-fruitfulness/; and Jimmy Larche at: http://www.jimmylarche.com/fruitfulness-abiding-in-christ/)
Darrell  Stetler II avatar
#1 -Pray Regularly
Shared by: Darrell Stetler II on Sep, 2015
Summary: How can I pray? How long should I pray? How do I hear God?
based on 1 rating
Scripture: John 15:1-11
Denomination: Holiness
Views: 1,231
Alfred Beck avatar
Not So Fast!
Shared by: Alfred Beck on Sep, 2015
Summary: Slowing the pace of Life
Darrin Fish avatar
One Shot
Shared by: Darrin Fish on Sep, 2015
Summary: We only have one shot to make a difference
William Baeta avatar
Christ our true vine
Shared by: William Baeta on May, 2015
Summary: “As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, unless it abides in the vine, neither can you, unless you abide in me" John 15:4.
Ernie Arnold avatar
Shared by: Ernie Arnold on Apr, 2015
Summary: Using the Acrostic - A B I D E to share practically what it means to Abide in Christ.
based on 5 ratings
Scripture: John 15:1-8
Denomination: *other
Views: 15,820
William R. Nabaza avatar
Word study: Purgeth
Shared by: William R. Nabaza on Apr, 2015
Summary: To show that GOD keeps on cleansing or pruning us for us to be like Him.
Scripture: John 15:2
Denomination: Independent/Bible
Views: 443
Love: Tender or Tough
Shared by: TIMOTHY GARDNER on Apr, 2015
Summary: Christians need to learn the value of tough love in both giving and receiving it.
Scripture: John 15:1-10
Denomination: Methodist
Views: 566
Kelly Durant avatar
Jesus: Forever Inspiring Love or Controversy
Shared by: Kelly Durant on Mar, 2015
Summary: A study in John 15 concerning His relevant word to us before for His departure.
Bishop Dr. Julius Soyinka avatar
Shared by: Bishop Dr. Julius Soyinka on Mar, 2015
Summary: The purpose of our salvation and commission is to produce fruits that will bring glory to God. Faithfulness in bearing fruits will attract the blessings of God and commendation, while unfruitfulness will attract the wrath of God and eternal condemnation.
Scripture: John 15:1-16
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 1,244
Isaac Butterworth avatar
Jesus Gives Us Love
Shared by: Isaac Butterworth on Mar, 2015
Summary: How is God glorified? By the fruit we bear. And how do we bear fruit? By abiding in Jesus. He is the vine; we are the branches. Apart from him we can do nothing. No root, no fruit.
Jimmy Seibert avatar
Shared by: Jimmy Seibert on Feb, 2015
Summary: We become what we behold. As we behold Jesus, our love for Him increases. With an increase in love comes an increased desire to obey. We find His promises and abundant life for us as we obey and walk closely with Jesus each day.
Series: Amazed