God’s Garden (John 15:1-8)

Key Idea: We grow in our faith and abound with fruit when we abide with Jesus through the Word and prayer. The Participants (v.1) The Process (vv.2-6) Cutting Pruning Abiding The Purpose (vv.7-8)

The Blessing of Brokenness (John 18:15-18, 25-26; 21 15:19)

Pride: Self over Christ Cross Reference: Mark 14:26-38 Key Idea: Because of the perils of pride, we must embrace the blessing of brokenness. 1. The Perils of Pride Pride (Self over Christ) can be seen in two ways: A. Self without Christ Pride = Prayerlessness B. Self instead of Christ Warnings: Proverbs 11:2, 15:25, 16:8; […]