Tag Archives: Abiding in Christ

The Obedience of Abiding

    Abiding is not just meditating on His Word and delighting in Him, and not just focusing on trying to bear fruit. It involves the action of complete obedience.  The whole reason why we meditate on His Word is … Continue reading

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The Focus of Abiding

  The focus of the abiding Christian is to bear fruit—that is, to bring forth in his life all the good things of God. Thus, when he abides, in his spirit (or in his attitude) he is filled with the … Continue reading

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How to Be Obedient To God in Your Prayers — 3 Points

True prayer is prayer that is always obedient to God. But prayer without obedience is no prayer at all; that is, it doesn’t have an abiding connection with God. Therefore, since obedience is so important in prayer, it is vital … Continue reading

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3 Steps to Acquiring God’s Desires and Burdens for the Purpose of Prayer

  When we pray, His desires and burdens must be the central force of our prayers.  That is, our desires and burdens must come from His desires and burdens. Why do we have to have God’s desires and burdens to … Continue reading

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Authority in Prayer: Three Ways to Execute Our Authority over Our Enemy

Our power and authority is in Jesus Christ. If we position ourselves so that we are always abiding in Him we will have His authority. And it will come to us (as we are abiding) with the help of the … Continue reading

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Why Don’t All Christians Have Good Fruit?

What we are really asking here in terms of fruit is why all Christians don’t show evidence in their life of the nature of Christ in them.  The answer to that question is really quite elementary.  It is because there … Continue reading

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Fruit in the Bible: 8 Possible Meanings

Besides the regular meaning of fruit, like an apple or an orange, there are a few other meanings.  Here are eight different meanings or descriptions of fruit:  1. The result or outcome of something.  For example, in Psalms 128:2 (in … Continue reading

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