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Article: Bearing Fruit

fruitI noticed in my study of Peter that we are all called to bear fruit according to John 15:1-5.    Fruit should…be a natural function emanating from our lives because we are branches connected to a fruit bearing Vine (Jesus Christ). 

Jesus said this Himself in John 15:5, “I am the Vine, ye are the branches.  Those who remain in me and I in them, will produce much fruit.  For apart from me you can do nothing.”  Here, Jesus reminds us to remain in Him (abide in Him), because we are the branches and we cannot bear fruit of or by ourselves.  This can only be done as we remain united to Him, the Vine.  If we cut a branch off Continue reading