a. Christ is the purest source and resource for the Christian
b. Christ making us pure through the Word of Christ
c. There is a command to abide in Him, indicating a conscience effort on our part
d. He reenforces the idea that a child of God MUST produce Godly fruit
e. Those that do not produce this fruit are pruned and eventually judged.
f. This pruning is done by God and is not the responsibility of the church or pastor
g. This fruit can ONLY come through an abiding in Christ and gives God glory
h. Producing this fruit changes our relationship with Christ, moving us from servanthood to friendship
i. Know that God has chosen and appointed those to produce fruit and given them the ability to make requests from God through the name of Christ
j. All this is done so that we will love ONE ANOTHER more!