“I am the true vine, and my Father is the vinedresser. Every branch in me that does not bear fruit he takes away . . .”
I’ve been researching these few verses today.
That Jesus is the true vine is irrefutable.
What Jesus means when he says that those branches which don’t bear fruit are “taken away” is debated among Bible teachers and scholars. The two English words “taken away”are communicated with one Greek word in the original, and that Greek word is airo. It usually means “to lift up”. Some scholars say Jesus means that if you don’t bear fruit you’ll be taken away. Others say if you don’t bear fruit you’ll be lifted up in a way that will help you to connect with the vine better, so you can begin to bear fruit. Continue reading
“And now I have told you before it takes place, so that when it does take place you may believe.”
–Jesus, John 14:29
The Prophetic Captain Continue reading
Falling Forever In Darkness Continue reading
“The Zombies Are After Me” Continue reading
This made me think.
(From the archives)
5 Things . . . Continue reading
Something Gabe And His Family Did (that reminds me of Jesus) Continue reading