Feeling Cut Lately?Jesus said in John 15:1-2, “I am the true vine, and My Father is the vinedresser. 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."
Like vines in the vineyard, everybody and everything gets cut by God. There is the cut of purging, and there is the cut of pruning. Purging cuts out the bad stuff. Pruning cuts the good stuff to make it better and more fruitful. This cutting may feel bad, but it is good!
We don't want to look like this unkept vine:
We want to look like this vine which has been purged and pruned by the Vinedresser:
You are Chosen, Appointed and Fruitful in 2013!