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Wilderness Men

We explore the Life and message of John the Baptist, from birth to death and how his holy, wilderness upbringing and righteousness qualified him to be the ‘voice’ that would prepare the way for the Christ. 84 more words

Reflections

What Will You With the Risen Christ? - Bear Fruit in Him: A Sermon on John 15:1-8 at Palm Springs UMC

John 15:1-8 NRSV

“I am the true vine, and my Father is the vinegrower. God removes every branch in me that bears no fruit. Every branch that bears fruit God prunes to make it bear more fruit. 2,055 more words

Sermons

“good soil”

As He concluded His explanation of  the parable of the sower, Jesus said, “And the one on whom seed was sown on the good soil, this is the man who hears the word and understands it; who indeed bears fruit and brings forth, some a hundredfold, some sixty, and some thirty.” 113 more words

Jesus Said

Love Is The Answer

(Acts 15:22-31)
After the Council of Jerusalem had come to a conclusion (see posts of 5/6&7), the leaders wrote a letter to “all the brothers in Antioch, Syria and Cilicia of Gentile origin” to tell them that “it is the decision of the Holy Spirit and of us not to place on you any burden beyond these necessities” which consisted only of dietary rules and those concerning unlawful marriage. 143 more words

A Sturdy Vine

Each time I read about the vine and the branches in John’s gospel (15:1-8) I am reminded of the time I tried to dig up the old grapevine that sat in the middle of our yard. 185 more words

When Spring Comes

No doubt, the young carpenter of Nazareth had often seen the farmer at work in the fields. 289 more words

Inspiration And Faith

Momma, I Made It!

Okay, no, I haven’t quite made it to the pinnacle of my career, but the feelings of compassion and encouragement to develop myself professionally that I am currently being surrounded with, sure does make it feel that way. 235 more words