THURSDAY, 8TH NOVEMBER, 2018.
QUOTE OF THE DAY: “HE WHO ABIDES IN CHRIST, ENJOYS EXCEPTIONAL ABILITY”
ANCHOR TEXT: “I am the vine, ye are the branches: He that abideth in me, and I in him, the same bringeth forth much fruit: for without me ye can do nothing”
John 15: 5.
Webster’s Dictionary defines ‘abide’ as to endure without yielding, to bear patiently, to accept without objection, to remain stable or fixed in a state, to continue in a place. So, to abide in Christ is to remain and continue in, to live and dwell in Christ. If you are outside of Christ, you are fruitless and already a prey to the devil. Jesus is the vine, we are the branches and we can only live through the vine. Fruitfulness and nourishment are derived from the vine. Abiding in Christ is just another name for intimacy with Christ. He wants to express His life through you, which comes through your attachment to Him. (more…)