In the imagery of a grape plant Jesus compared himself to the vine and his people to the branches. The branches need the vine to be able to produce good fruit. We will look at how important it is to stay connected to Jesus.
Jesus’ amazing claim of being the way, the truth, and the life came in the midst of his concern and preparation for his disciples and he continues to prepare a place for every one of His followers.
This week Jesus makes the comparison of being the gate in which the sheep (people) must go through in order to experience eternal protection. There is no other way into the sheep pen.
You are never more in line with God’s will than when you are serving Him. We’ll flesh out that statement in what it looks like to serve God in our everyday lives and as a part of the body of Christ.