Abide In Me, John 15:1: The Vinedresser's Touch

Abide In Me, John 15:1: The Vinedresser's Touch

We are offshoots of the true Vine (Christ) that God tenderly and methodically planted in fertile ground. God is the Gardener of our souls. He searched beneath what looked to be the barren land of our lives in order to “break the soil” of past experiences and bad choices we’ve made so He could prepare our hearts to plant seeds of purpose (Isaiah 5:2).

"Abide In Me" Fall Blog Series

"Abide In Me" Fall Blog Series

Abiding is not a passive act. It means to take an active stance in order to “remain beside”, “to remain in place instead of leaving”, and “to cleave unto” something or someone.  Abiding with God takes this concept deeper because He wants us to abide not only with Him, but in Him.