Contributed on Apr 17, 2021
We draw our spiritual life from the Lord Jesus Christ just as surely as the branch draws the sap from the root.
THE TRUE VINE. John 15:1-8. In Psalm 80:8-16 Israel is poignantly portrayed as a vine which has spread throughout the whole land, only to be torn down, devoured, and burnt at the time of the Exile. The vineyard motif is again taken up in Isaiah 5:1-7, where a moral reason is given for this ...read more
Contributed on Apr 18, 2021
When we abide in Jesus the true vine, not only do we dwell in His love, but we also partake of His joy.
ABIDING IN HIS LOVE. John 15:9-17. When a Christian is going through trials it may not be some temporal judgment for some particular sin, but rather that the Lord is testing them for their own improvement (Romans 5:3-5). Will we keep His commandments in the face of trials, and go on abiding in ...read more