Stay Connected to the True Vine: Prayer

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Drawing Closer to Christ

“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 15:5, NIV)

J E S U S. He is the Source that gives us life. When we are connected to Him, we bear fruit. Fruit that will last. Fruit that will make a true difference. While Jesus was here on Earth, He set a great example for us by showing us how He stayed connected to the Father.

“Very early in the morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up, left the house and went off to a solitary place, where he prayed.” (Mark 1:35, NIV)

Jesus realized that regular communication with the Father through prayer, was the way to stay focused and empowered. It’s no different for us. We need to have our special quiet times…

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13 thoughts on “Stay Connected to the True Vine: Prayer

  1. inhiscare753 says:

    This is absolutely beautifully written and true as it is essential to draw nearer, that stay connected to Have abundant life. A life that we may bear good fruit. By Staying connected to God Father, our power source, Through Daily communing through prayer, spend time in the Word, songs, hymns, meditation listening to His voice. Like any other relationship. It requires Time. InHisCare💜

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  2. CattleCapers says:

    About a year ago I set my alarm for a half hour earlier, even though I’m not a morning person, to pray more before starting my day. Now I don’t understand how I was able to get through the day on just five minutes in the past. (Still NOT a morning person, however.)

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