Dead Branches

Dead Branches

Dead BranchesDead Branches

John 15:1-8

1  “I am the true vine, and my Father is the gardener.

2  He cuts off every branch in me that bears no fruit, while every branch that does bear fruit he prunes so that it will be even more fruitful.

3  You are already clean because of the word I have spoken to you.

4  Remain in me, as I also remain in you. No branch can bear fruit by itself; it must remain in the vine. Neither can you bear  fruit unless you remain in me.

5 “I am the vine; you are the branches. If you remain in me and I in you, you will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing.

6 If you do not remain in me, you are like a branch that is thrown away and withers; such branches are picked up, thrown into the fire and burned.

7  If you remain in me and my words remain in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you.

8  This is to my Father’s glory, that you bear much fruit, showing yourselves to be my disciples.