1st Free Will Baptist Church
I AM The True Vine
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  • 1st Free Will Baptist Church
    300 Emerson St, Park Hills, MO 63601, USA
    Sunday 10:30 AM
Welcome to 1st Church! If you're visiting with us today, please fill out a Connection Card (grey), found in the pew pocket in front of you, and place it in the offering plate at the end of the service. If you have a need that you'd like us to pray about, please fill out a Prayer Card, which can also be found in the pew pocket in front of you. Blessings to you!!!

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I AM The True Vine : Week 5 of "I AM : Jesus In His Own Words"

Sunday Morning, November 25th, 2018 Presented by Pastor Joshua Kennon
Old Testament = Israel Is SUPPOSED To Be The Vine
Jesus Is Israel Recapitulated. Jesus Is The TRUE Israel.
1st Characteristic Of A Vine Connected Person...
Recognizing God's Hand Through Difficulties (Pruning) (v2)

Do you recognize God's hand in your difficulties?
2nd Characteristic Of A Vine Connected Person...
Obedience To God's Word (v3, v10)

Are you allowing the Word of God to work in your life?
3rd Characteristic Of A Vine Connected Person...
Being Obedient Through Love (v12-14)

Do you love those who are "unloveable?"
4th Characteristic Of A Vine Connected Person...
Bearing Fruit That "Lasts / Remains" (v5, v16)

Who are you genuinely pouring your life into so that they also become vine connected?
5th Characteristic Of A Vine Connected Person...
Receive Whatever They Ask For From God (v5b, v16b)

Are you praying selfish prayers? Or praying in the name of Jesus?
6th Characteristic Of A Vine Connected Person...
Joy (v11)

Do you have joy in Jesus?
These are CHARACTERISTICS... Not a "to-do" list.

"The Apple doesn’t make the tree… the tree makes the Apple." ~ Martin Luther

Are you connected to the TRUE VINE?