Monday, June 13, 2011
John 15:4 Remain In Me, And I Will 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.
When we are in pain, we want and we need a refuge. How can we bear fruit for Christ or for ourselves when we are in pain? In human terms, bearing fruit is impossible on our own. We can do nothing in our pain, on our own. Yet, in Christ, in the shelter of His arms and in the shelter of His love, we can do mighty works…even in our pain. Every prayer you pray, even in your pain, is heard in the highest heaven. Every prayer you pray, even in your pain, has a special place in the heart of God. Every twinge of pain is a challenge to our faith. Every time we hurt and we do not relent or turn back does mightier works in heaven than any human can imagine. We may never know about the fruit we bear. We must never be concerned about the fruit we bear for if we need to know about the fruit we bear we are being selfish. Of course, if we let our pain take its natural satanic course, we are selfish in our pain. Being selfish in our pain bears no fruit for Christ. As we turn our back on all things selfish and satanic, God knows us. As we turn our back on all things selfish, God walks with us and talks with us at every moment. Praise His Almighty Name. Amen.
Posted by Christ's Lamb at 12:50 AM