Faith Produces Fruit

In Luke’s 13th chapter we find the Lord speaking in parabolic form about how a certain man planted a fig tree in his vineyard and came to it looking for fruit. This parable closely follows our Lord’s teaching about repentance. Genuine repentance toward God...

Reactor or Responder?

Galatians 5:16-23  This I say then, Walk in the Spirit, and ye shall not fulfil the lust of the flesh. For the flesh lusteth against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh: and these are contrary the one to the other: so that ye cannot do the things that ye...

The fruit and power of knowing God

Col 1.9-11 For this reason we also, since the day we heard it, do not cease to pray for you, and to ask that you may be filled with the knowledge of His will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding; that you may walk worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing Him, being...

A tale of two branches

John 15.1,2 I am the true vine, and my Father is the husbandman. Every branch in me that beareth not fruit he taketh away: and every branch that beareth fruit, he purgeth it, that it may bring forth more fruit. Jesus is the True Vine. He is the Source of human and...

God's commands for our good

Deut 10.12 “And now, Israel, what doth the LORD thy God require of thee, but to fear the LORD thy God, to walk in all his ways, and to love him, and to serve the LORD thy God with all thy heart and with all thy soul, To keep the commandments of the LORD, and his...