From Pastor Perry

5/24/2014 John 15:6-11

John 15:6–11 (ESV)

I Am the True Vine

If anyone does not abide in me he is thrown away like a branch and withers; and the branches are gathered, thrown into the fire, and burned. If you abide in me, and my words abide in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you. By this my Father is glorified, that you bear much fruit and so prove to be my disciples. As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you. Abide in my love. 10 If you keep my commandments, you will abide in my love, just as I have kept my Father’s commandments and abide in his love. 11 These things I have spoken to you, that my joy may be in you, and that your joy may be full.

 

You are either with Jesus or you’re not.  Believing in Jesus Christ as your Savior is like a light switch… the light it on or off.  I’m not talking about how bright the light is, but about faith.  A little faith saves just as much as a lot of faith.  But what happens when you don’t have faith.  Jesus says If anyone does not abide in me he is thrown away like a branch and withers; and the branches are gathered, thrown into the fire, and burned.  You are not pruned, but removed and thrown into the fire.  I love the comfort Jesus speaks of  when he says “If you keep my commandments, you will abide in my love, just as I have kept my Father’s commandments and abide in his love. 11 These things I have spoken to you, that my joy may be in you, and that your joy may be full.  Well... may the Joy of Christ be in you!

 

I pray: O Lord, let my joy be complete through my love for you and for one another.  We have true peace and joy through our faith in you, knowing that if anything happens to us, heaven is our home.  Guide me through this world and into heaven.  Amen.

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