PRUNED

Jn.15:3 - every branch that bears fruit He prunes, that it may bear more fruit. This is the verse I want to skip over. I don’t like that word, prunes. As a matter of fact I didn’t like that season when I lived among the vineyards in Central California. The grape fields had been so …

ABIDE

Jn.15:4 - Abide in Me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, unless it abides in the vine, neither can you, unless you abide in Me. This passage is touching on the mystery of New Testament revelation. This is what makes Christianity different and superior to all religions and philosophies. …

JUST BE A BRANCH

John 15:5 - I am the vine, you are the branches. He who abides in Me, and I in him, bears much fruit; for without Me you can do nothing., It’s funny how many times I return to lessons learned at the beginning of the outpouring of 1994. One of those was my need to …

MORE FRUIT

John 15:2 - and every branch that bears fruit He prunes, that it may bear more fruit. One of the dangers of being used by the Lord is complacency. We tend to compare ourselves with others and sometimes come to the conclusion that we are doing pretty good. At Victory we could look back at …

RESURRECTED LIFE

Col.3:1,2 - Christ’s resurrection is your resurrection too. This is why we are to yearn for all that is above, for that’s where Christ sits enthroned at the place of all power, honor, and authorityYes, feast on all the treasures of the heavenly realm and fill your thoughts with heavenly realities, and not with the …