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...a few thoughts on abiding...

Abide.

When?

Now.

Not tomorrow.  Not in a week.

NOW.

Abide is in the present tense.

Abode is where we live.

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Christianity

Within the Bud

Within the Bud

by Patricia Knight

“If anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation;
the old has gone, the new has come” (2 Corinthians 5:17).
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Faith

God Doesn't Want Volunteers Part 1

What is a Volunteer?

Jesus often used illustrations a gardener could easily understand. In looking at volunteers it seems particularly appropriate to follow His example. So let’s imagine the life of a certain volunteer plant. 854 more words

All About HIM

Christianity Is A Verb

This is to my Father’s glory, that you bear much fruit, showing yourselves to be my disciples. (John 15:8)

When I was around 8, my 15-year-old uncle went around singing the lyrics to a song he really liked.  

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Christian Living

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