I am the vine, you are the branches; he who abides in Me and I in him, he bears much fruit, for apart from Me you can do nothing…Here we have the key verse of the passage, although it only expands what we have already learned on the first paragraph.
Gromacki writes, “Christ identified Himself as the true Vine, the believers as the branches, and God the Father as the vine dresser (John 15:1, 5). The fruit of the vine is Christlikeness.
Although the Holy Spirit is not called a vine, He is a producer of fruit. …
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