Reading Verse: Leviticus 3:1-17
“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.
A big tree has many branches and twigs, and it will keep growing until it bears fruits in its time. People will enjoy the fruits. But, if a branch or a twig is broken, it will become dry and as a result the branch fails to produce fruits. It is written in John 15:1 that a Christianity life is like a branch or a twig of a tree where Jesus is the vine. God wants us to be attached to Him, where we can have a close relationship with Him. In Christianity, it is crucial to have a close relationship with Jesus.
There is a story about Mary and Martha in the bible. It is written that Mary had taken the best part because she sat quietly listening to Jesus, while Martha was only busy with herself. We can learn from this story that we always have to spare the best of our time for Jesus. When we are attached with Him, we can also sit quietly listening to His words for us. And God will prevail His will so that our life will always be in His plan. It is also written that apart from Him we can do nothing because He is the only One who reigns overs our life. So our life depends on God alone.
As humans we have weaknesses so we need to be attached to Jesus for our life to be strengthened. Only in Him will we be strengthened to go through this life.
In addition, we have to be attached with Him because He is the source of everything in our life. All of the blessings, health, and everything that we have until now are from Him alone, and not from our own ability to get it all. When our life is close to God then automatically we will experience joy, peace, wisdom, and all good things will flow into our life.
Let’s from this day forward have a close relationship with Jesus. Never let blessings detach from our life just because we forget to be close in Him.
Let’s achieve a blessed and fruitful life in Jesus Christ. Amen.
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