Abiding in Him – May 14, 2006

Abiding in Him

Text: John 15:1-8; I John 4:7-21

On Mother’s Day, we are reminded that the most basic and fundamental characteristic of God’s nature is love. Not only does “love” describe who God is, but we also realize that God defines our understanding of “love.” The call of Scripture is for us to abide in God so that He abides in us. Instead of settling for being “saved from Hell,” we are to be in an intimate relationship with our Creator. Perhaps this intimacy is best pictured by the intimate abiding of a mother and unborn child. How do you know you love God? When you produce fruit and love others.