When fruit grows on a vine, it begins to weigh down the branch and it bows low to the ground. Mud then splatters on the fruit from the rain, or dust clings to it after a hot blowing wind. The fruit itself isn’t bad, but it needs to be washed so it can ripen properly.
Previously, we meditated on how Jesus is the true vine, which means there are vine substitutes in this world. Now He continues on and speaks of how God is the vinedresser. Let’s learn what a vinedresser is and how we can surrender to Him.
This is one of my most treasured chapters in the Bible because each time I chew on these verses, it provides both comfort and depth. Over the next several weeks, we’re going to practice a discipline that will transform your walk if you allow it to…
You’re in for some extra fun today. I’m going to leverage John 14 to help you learn how to study your Bible. I’ll share a few of my study tips to help you grow closer to Him—no PhD or theology degree required!