The Blessing of Abiding in Christ

John 15:1-8

Meaning of abide – to remain stable, to continue

Synonym – persevere

  1. It is a command (verse 4)
    • Because we cannot exist without Christ
    • Any accomplishments will be through Him
    • We are cast off if we do not abide (verse 6)
  2. It is a privilege
    • Brings peace into our lives
    • Brings power (verse 7)
    • It is productive – bears much fruit
  3. To abide is a continuous experience
    • Obedience (verse 10)
    • Nurtured through love (verse 10)

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s