Remaining In God’s Love Means Keeping God’s Commands John 15:10 (NLT) states: “When you obey my commandments, you remain in my love , just as I obey my Father’s commandments and remain in his love .” Jesus is pretty clear in this passage. It is through adherence to the Father’s commandments that we remain in God’s love .
The Greek word for abide in the Bible is menō – it is used in our text and it means : remain, dwell, continue, tarry, endure.
Jesus makes clear from this analogy that the branches are to abide in the vine for the purpose of bearing fruit . When believers abide in Christ , He abides in them, and as a result of this double abiding, they bear fruit for His glory.
The original word used for “ kept ” in this verse is “téréo”, and it means to attend to carefully, take care of, to guard, to keep, to observe, to reserve. God’s Promise. We are kept for Him, guarded for Him, reserved for Him. Even better, He’s the one doing the keeping, guarding, and reserving.
1 John 4:7: let us love one another : for love is of God; 1 John 4:12: No man hath beheld God at any time: if we love one another , God abideth in us, and his love is perfected in us.
Literature for preaching New World Translation of the Holy Scriptures (NWT), a translation of the Bible published in whole or part in over 130 languages. This is the Bible translation primarily used by Jehovah’s Witnesses.
” Word “, “Discourse”, or “Reason”) is a name or title of Jesus Christ, derived from the prologue to the Gospel of John (c 100) “In the beginning was the Word , and the Word was with God , and the Word was God “, as well as in the Book of Revelation (c 85), “And he was clothed with a vesture dipped in blood: and his name
Trusting Jesus means believing that He died, that He bridged that gap. We know that nothing WE do can ever fill that gap, or take away our sins, but we Trust that Jesus died, took our place, and our punishment – and because of this, we can be with Him forever. Trust .
1 : to remain stable or fixed in a state a love that abided with him all his days. 2 : to continue in a place : sojourn will abide in the house of the Lord. abide by. 1 : to conform to abide by the rules. 2 : to accept without objection : to acquiesce in will abide by your decision.
The word fruit (as well as related words including fruits and fruitful) is found 66 times in the New Testament. So, that is to say Spiritual fruit is an expression of what is happening in a person’s spirit or heart and how it manifests into external actions, words and attitudes – how we love and serve others.
The Fruit of the Holy Spirit is a biblical term that sums up nine attributes of a person or community living in accord with the Holy Spirit, according to chapter 5 of the Epistle to the Galatians: “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control.
The good ground refers to the Christian with a humble heart, whereas the seed stands for the word of God . A Christian can only bear fruit by applying the word of God in his life. Therefore bearing fruit is doing good works by obeying the word of God .
It means we are reserved, set apart, taken… spoken for, saved, and held . When we’re kept , we’re provided for by His everlasting love. In fact, we’re the apple of His eye and He’s always watching out for us.
verb (used with object), kept, keep ·ing. to hold or retain in one’s possession; hold as one’s own: If you like it, keep it. Keep the change. to hold or have the use of for a period of time: You can keep it for the summer. to hold in a given place; store: You can keep your things in here.
Slang / Jargon (49) Acronym. Definition . GOD . Good Old Days.