Long before we can produce fruit for the Lord, we are urged to stay, to endure, and persevere in the living relationship with Jesus, our only source of eternal meaning, truth, and life. This 4-part series unpacks and establishes our 2017 theme of John 15:8 to bear much fruit to the Father's glory
By this my Father is glorified, that you bear much fruit, and so prove to be my disciples
THE CHRISTIAN LIFE IS A RELATIONSHIP OF LASTING COVENANT, JESUS CALLS US TO STAY. FOREVER. NO MATTER WHAT. HOW DO WE?
WE WERE MADE TO PRODUCE TO THE GLORY OF OUR FATHER. COME AND SEE HOW TOGETHER WE FRUITFULLY, ABUNDANTLY LIVE AS CHRIST CALLS
LIFE WITH, FOR AND BY CHRIST IS ALSO EXCLUSIVE. WE LOOK INTO HIS BEAUTIFULLY SHOCKING WORDS "APART FROM ME YOU CAN DO NOTHING" TO FIND LIFE, MEANING AND JOY IN CHRIST ALONE
ABIDING IN CHRIST INCLUDES A STEADFAST OBEDIENCE THAT COMES FROM LASTING FRIENDSHIP WITH GOD HIMSELF OVERFLOWING WITH LOVE AND JOY FULFILLED