Abiding in Christ

John-15:5 (Jesus speaking) I am the vine, you are the branches. Whoever abides in me and I in him, he it is that bears much fruit. Apart from me, you can do nothing. (ESV)

This verse about the branches staying attached to the vine is a beautiful picture. When branches no longer are connected to the vine, there is no possible way they can grow leaves or any other kind of fruit. But when they are attached, they will begin to produce fruit. In a similar