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Double Dog Dare You:Stay Tight With Me-John 15:1-5

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

John 15:1-5 (NIV)

“Listen up. I da guy dat you guys stay tight wit. I jalike da grape vine, but me, I fo real kine. My Fadda, he jalike da farma guy dat take care da grape vine. All da peopo dat say dey stay tight wit me, but dey no do notting, my Fadda take um off, jalike da grape farma guy take off all da branches dat no mo fruit. An all da peopo dat stay tight wit me, he take away da junk kine stuff from inside dem, jalike wen da grape farma guy trim da branches so dey get plenny fruit…“Me, I jalike da grape vine, an you guys jalike da branches. Whoeva come tight wit me awready, an I stay tight wit dem, dey goin be jalike one branch dat get plenny fruit. Cuz you guys no can do notting if you no stay tight wit me.

John 15:1-5 (HPB)

What does it mean to stay tight with Jesus?

A) Jesus is the Vine

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

John 15:1 (NIV)

B) God is the Gardener

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…

John 15:2 (NIV)

C) We are the Branches

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.”

John 15:4 (NIV)

What are the results of staying tight with Jesus?

1. You will be Pruned

2. You will be Fruitful

3. You will be Effective in prayer

4. God will be glorified

5. You will love others

6. You will have joy