The True Vine – John 15:1-17

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Sermon Notes

  1. What was surprising, confusing, or helpful from this passage?
  2. What is the significance of Jesus calling Himself the “true vine” and His disciples the “branches”?
  3. How have you experienced the truthfulness of verse 5 where Jesus says, “apart from me you can do nothing”?
  4. What does it mean to “abide” in Jesus? What does this abiding look like in your life?
  5. What two things does the vinedresser do to the branches in order to ensure maximum fruit? How have you experienced God’s pruning in your own life? 
  6. How is Christ growing in you a greater love for others?