“I am the true vine,
and my Father is the vinedresser”.
Hear my cry to understand the dressing of the vine.
The Son who through obedience learned-
“Your will Father, never mine!”
” Every branch in me
that does not bear fruit
he takes away, and every branch
that does bear fruit he prunes,
that it may bear more fruit. ”
Hear the heart that yearns toward fruit
Teach me the way to drink from the root.
I am the branch, you are the vine
I am the cup you are the wine.
“Abide in me, and I in you.
As the branch cannot bear fruit by itself,
unless it abides in the vine,
neither can you,
unless you abide in me.”
Hold me fast to your flaming heart
Bind me close, that I depart
never from your living side
Always, ever to abide.
-Christina Dammerman (c) 2014
*John 15:1-4 ESV