The word ‘abide’ means to remain or stay around. The ‘remaining’ is evidence that salvation has taken place.
The Christians life resembles a well maintained vine, or a fruit bearing tree. Listen to Psalm 1:3NLT They are like trees planted along the riv
What Kind of Fruit Is On the Tree? John 15:5-8NKJ
I am the vine, you are the branches. He who abides in Me, and I in him, bears much fruit; for without Me you can do nothing. 6 If anyone does not abide in Me, he is cast out as a branch and is withered; and they gather them and throw them into