What Is Your Origin?

What Is Your Origin?

“If ye were of the world, the world would love its own: but because ye are not of the world, but I have chosen you out of the world, therefore the world hateth you.” John 15:19 I would like to begin by asking God to instruct us in His way. Father, I ask for each one...
Does The World “Love” You Part 2

Does The World “Love” You Part 2

“If the world hate you, ye know that it hated me before it hated you”   John 15:18   Verse 18 begins a new section in John 15 concerning the HATE that the world has for God, and in turn, will have towards us (vs. 18 – 25). “If the world hate...
Does The World “Love” You Part 1

Does The World “Love” You Part 1

“These things I command you, that ye love one another.”   John 15:17   There is so much contained in this short verse! I’m excited to meditate on it alongside each of you and share what the Lord has shown me. First off, let’s make sure that we’re...
Bringing Forth Fruit

Bringing Forth Fruit

“Ye have not chosen me, but I have chosen you, and ordained you, that ye should go and bring forth fruit, and that your fruit should remain: that whatsoever ye shall ask of the Father in my name, he may give it you.”   John 15:16   What wonderful promises...
Friends of God!

Friends of God!

“Henceforth I call you not servants; for the servant knoweth not what his lord doeth: but I have called you friends; for all things that I have heard of my Father I have made known unto you.” John 15:15 To be honest, I have never given much thought to this...
Jesus Loves Me!

Jesus Loves Me!

“Ye are my friends, if ye do whatsoever I command you.” John 15:14 This is an incredible verse. Yet, it is so easy to just pass over in the reading of John 15… it just kind of gets lost in the flow, but it is so rich if you take the time to ponder it. I love how...
True Love Part 2

True Love Part 2

“This is my commandment, That ye love one another, as I have loved you. Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.” John 15:12-13 We see this in the next verse: “Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one’s...
True Love Part 1

True Love Part 1

“This is my commandment, That ye love one another, as I have loved you. Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.” John 15:12-13 The result of abiding in Christ and Him abiding in us is that we love one another as He has...
Joy

Joy

“These things have I spoken unto you, that my joy might remain in you, and that your joy might be full.” John 15:11 In every passage of Scripture, God has a desire that He is expressing and thoughts that He desires us to receive. In this passage, Jesus clearly...
Receiving His Love Part 2

Receiving His Love Part 2

“As the Father hath loved me, so have I loved you: continue ye in my love. If ye keep my commandments, ye shall abide in my love; even as I have kept my Father’s commandments, and abide in his love.” John 15:9-10 “Abide in My love…” Jesus went on to say....
Receiving His Love Part 1

Receiving His Love Part 1

“As the Father hath loved me, so have I loved you: continue ye in my love. If ye keep my commandments, ye shall abide in my love; even as I have kept my Father’s commandments, and abide in his love.” John 15:9-10 “As the Father loved Me, I also have loved...
Abiding in the Vine

Abiding in the Vine

“By this My Father is glorified, that you bear much fruit; so you will be My disciples.” John 15:8 In John 15 Jesus likens our daily walk with him and our Father to a vine. And He speaks of fruit coming from this walk. He and the Father are one, and therefore make up...