John 15:1 – 17, Ephesians 1:1 – 14
John 15:1–2 (NKJV)
1 “I am the true vine, and My Father is the vinedresser. 2 Every branch in Me that does not bear fruit He takes away; and every branch that bears fruit He prunes, that it may bear more fruit.
Ephesians 1:3–4 (NKJV)
3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places in Christ, 4 just as He chose us in Him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before Him in love,
I We are to consider carefully our relationship with Christ.
II Believers are vitally united to Jesus.
III How do we become united to the Lord Jesus Christ?
Life of God in the Soul of Man by Henry Scougal