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The Beloved Tree

“Chop it down!” the landowner decidedly shouted as he stared at his beloved apple tree. If one didn’t know him, he might think the landowner to be cruel and unjust. 944 more words


Day 15: The Mark of Maturity

Unlike the biological process of attaining maturity, the task of becoming a reproducing follower of Jesus does not depend on your age. It is a matter of submission, trust, and obedience more than development. 519 more words

30-Day Church Challenge


Private rebellions
Invisible reconstruction
Despite resistance
Seeking changes of the heart
Goodness will bear fruit


Live In Him

Day 2 of my morning study brought me back to Colossians, this time the first chapter.  Let me share my reading with you.

Colossians 1:9b-14 (NIV)

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A Unique Thought On The Vine and the Branches (John 15)

One of the passages I’ve heard used a lot when it comes to our relationship with Jesus is John 15. Jesus talks about the fact that He is the Vine, we are the branches and, if we want to bear fruit, we need to remain in Him. 467 more words

John 15:4-5 “Live in me. Make your home in me just as I do in you. In the same way that a branch can’t bear grapes by itself but only by being joined to the vine, you can’t bear fruit unless you are joined with me. 37 more words


I Am a Branch

“Good morning!” She says smiling as she enters the room. “How are my babies today?” As the door closes behind her, she reaches for the watering can by her feet. 634 more words

Tonya Masoner