Resources on John 15:1

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Abide in Me Commentary/Exegesis by F. Dean Lueking http://www.religion-online.org/article/abide-in-me-john-151-8/ Commentary/Exegesis by F. Dean Lueking Topics: Church , Community , God's Presence Source: Religion Online This article on John 15:1-8 highlights the Christian desire to connect (abide) with God and people in ways that have depth and can last. Pruning and Bearing Fruit Commentary/Exegesis by Joyce Ann Zimmerman http://liturgy.slu.edu/5EasterB042918/theword_working.html Commentary/Exegesis by Joyce Ann Zimmerman Topics: Jesus , Love Source: The Sunday Website This commentary on Jesus as the vine from John 15:1-8 discusses the emphasis of this passage on "bearing fruit." Commentary on John 15:1-8 Commentary/Exegesis by Meda Stamper https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/fifth-sunday-of-easter-2/commentary-on-john-151-8-3 Commentary/Exegesis by Meda Stamper Topics: John , Love , Fruit of the Spirit Source: Working Preacher Meda Stamper’s commentary on John 15:1-8 emphasizes that fruitfulness is dependent on God’s involvement and discusses the significance of the indwelling of God in this text and in the Gospel of John. As I Abide in You Commentary/Exegesis by David J Lose http://www.davidlose.net/2018/04/easter-5-b-as-i-abide-in-you/ Commentary/Exegesis by David J Lose Topics: Promises , God's Presence Source: In the Meantime "Abide in me as I abide in you" means that Jesus is with you, holding you and not letting go, so that what feels like a death cut is mere pruning toward growth and new life. The Vine and the Branches Service Outline by June Mears Driedger https://togetherinworship.net/ResourceView/83/22306 Service Outline by June Mears Driedger Topics: Worship Planning , Discipleship , Relationship , Friendship Source: Together in Worship June Mears Driedger and Sandi Marr offer a complete service outline based on John 15:1-17, reflecting on what it means to abide in Jesus. Benediction: Go now and love one another Element of Worship by Nathan Nettleton https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2012/04/benediction-easter-5-b.html Element of Worship by Nathan Nettleton Topics: Love , God , God's Presence , Salvation Source: Re-Worship A commission and benediction based on John 15:1-8 and 1 John 4:7-21 about remaining in Christ, loving one another, and proclaiming God's salvation. What Does It Mean to Bear Much Fruit? Devotional https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/what-does-it-mean-bear-much-fruit Devotional Topics: God's Omnipresence , Faith , Life Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling John 15:1-8 tells that God sustains us and empowers us. When do you have trouble recognizing God’s presence? If God is the vine we spring from, clearly God is always here. What gets in the way? God the Patron Commentary/Exegesis by John J Pilch http://liturgy.slu.edu/5EasterB042918/theword_cultural.html Commentary/Exegesis by John J Pilch Topics: Honor , Discipleship Source: The Sunday Website In this commentary on Jesus as the vine from John 15:1-8, John J. Pilch gives context on patronage, suggesting that God is the patron and the disciples are the clients who bring God honor. Abide in Us Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2012/04/opening-prayer-john-15.html Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst Topics: Prayer , God's Love Source: Re-Worship This opening prayer is based on the image of Christ as the true vine in John 15:1-8. Living out the Faith Study Guide by Anne Osdieck http://liturgy.slu.edu/5EasterB042918/reflections_osdieck.html Study Guide by Anne Osdieck Topics: Paul Source: The Sunday Website Anne Osdieck offers discussion questions based on Jesus as the vine from John 15:1-8; Paul rejected by the disciples from Acts 9:26-31; and keeping God's commands from 1 John 3:18-24. How We See the Church Article by Louis M Tamminga https://network.crcna.org/pastors/how-we-see-church Article by Louis M Tamminga Topics: Church , Body of Christ , Ecclesiology , Community Source: The CRC Network Louis Tamminga explores two Biblical metaphors for the church. The first is that of the vine and branches from John 15:1-8. The second is that of the church as a body from Romans 12:3-8. The Lord's Abundant Crop Audio/Video by Michelle Lowndes https://www.heavensinspirations.com/lords-abundant-crop.html Audio/Video by Michelle Lowndes Topics: Poetry , Spiritual Growth Source: Heavens Inspirations A poem by Michelle Lowndes about spiritual growth based on John 15:1-17. Included is a link to listen to the poem. Rooted in Christ Poetry by J Janda http://liturgy.slu.edu/5EasterB042918/reflections_janda.html Poetry by J Janda Topics: Easter , Christ , Poetry Source: The Sunday Website J. Janda offers a poem reflecting on Jesus as the vine and his disciples as the branches from John 15:1-8. Initial Letter D Image http://pitts.emory.edu/dia/image_details.cfm?ID=138896 Image Topics: Jesus , Art Source: Pitts Theology Library Digital Image Archive This sixteenth-century woodcut of the initial letter D depicts John 15 with Jesus standing beside a grape vine. Grape Growing Article by Tom DeVries https://www.rca.org/from-the-general-secretary-grape-growing/ Article by Tom DeVries Topics: Jesus , Relationship Source: Reformed Church in America In this article, Tom De Vries reflects on growing grapes to help understand Jesus' teaching in John 15:1-11 about being a fruitful branch connected to Jesus as the vine. Connected To The Vine Of Christ Audio/Video by Michelle Lowndes http://heavensinspirations.com/connected-to-vine-christ.html Audio/Video by Michelle Lowndes Topics: Poetry Source: Heavens Inspirations A poem by Michelle Lowndes about producing fruit for God based on John 15:1-8. Branches, Rooted in the Vine of Christ Element of Worship by Joanna Harader https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2018/04/call-to-worship-john-151-8.html Element of Worship by Joanna Harader Topics: Worship Planning , Relationship Source: Re-Worship This is a responsive call to worship inspired by John 15:1-8, focusing on our relationship with Jesus Christ. Jesus Teaches his Disciples Image by Martin Luther http://pitts.emory.edu/dia/image_details.cfm?ID=16078&referrer=preachingandworship.org Image adapted by Martin Luther Source: Pitts Theology Library Digital Image Archive Jesus teaches his disciples that he is the True Vine, and he describes for the disciples the relationship that they should have with the world and with one another The Vine Emerges Element of Worship by Katherine HawkerSelf https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2012/04/contemporary-call-to-worship-john-15.html Element of Worship by Katherine HawkerSelf Topics: Worship Planning Source: Re-Worship This is a contemporary call to worship based on John 15:1-8, reminding us of our invisible connections to the living God. The Vine and the Branches Audio/Video by Robert Barron https://www.wordonfire.org/resources/homily/the-vine-and-the-branches/4745/ Audio/Video by Robert Barron Topics: Jesus , Creation , Life , Good works Source: Word on Fire Describing Jesus as the embodiment of the power that makes and sustains the world, this sermon by Robert Barron on John 15:1-8 discusses how existence comes from the Word. Apart from Jesus, we bear no fruit.