24 If I had not done among them the works no one else did,(AH) they would not be guilty of sin. 6 If you do not remain in me, you are like a branch that is thrown away and withers; such branches are picked up, thrown into the fire and burned. 4 Remain in me, as I also remain in you. Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright ©1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. 5:2; 1 John 3:16 Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one’s life for his friends. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, except it abide in the vine; … Believers taught and encouraged by his influences, would bear testimony to Christ and his salvation.Commentary by Matthew Henry, 1710. Chapter and verse divisions were not original to the text; they were added centuries later to make it easier to find certain statements. All rights reserved worldwide. The joy of the hypocrite is but for a moment, but the joy of those who abide in Christ's love is a continual feast. 2, p. 296. 19 If you belonged to the world, it would love you as its own. 9 As the Father hath loved me, so have I loved you: continue ye in my love. John 15:16 You did not choose Me, but I chose you. 4 Remain in me, as I remain in you. 2 He cuts off every branch in me that bears no fruit,(C) while every branch that does bear fruit(D) he prunes[a] so that it will be even more fruitful. Jesus Is the Vine—Followers Are Branches. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, except it abide in the vine; … 26 But when the Comforter is come, whom I will send unto you from the Father, even the Spirit of truth, which proceedeth from the Father, he shall testify of me: 27 And ye also shall bear witness, because ye have been with me from the beginning. No branch can bear fruit by itself; it must remain in the … It is the great concern of all Christ's disciples, constantly to keep up dependence upon Christ, and communion with him. (Jhn 15:18-25) The disciples can expect persecution from an antagonistic world. We must honour God, and do good; this is bearing fruit. 16 Ye have not chosen me, but I have chosen you, and ordained you, that ye should go and bring forth fruit, and that your fruit should remain: that whatsoever ye shall ask of the Father in my name, he may give it you. 3 You are already clean because of the word I have spoken to you. John 15 The Vine and the Branches 1 “I am the true vine, and my Father is the gardener. 25 But this is to fulfill what is written in their Law:(AJ) ‘They hated me without reason.’[c](AK), 26 “When the Advocate(AL) comes, whom I will send to you from the Father(AM)—the Spirit of truth(AN) who goes out from the Father—he will testify about me. In order to fruitfulness, we must abide in Christ, must have union with him by faith. 3 You are already pruned because of the word that I spoke to you. 25 But this cometh to pass, that the word might be fulfilled that is written in their law, They hated me without a cause. 24 If I had not done among them the works which none other man did, they had not had sin: but now have they both seen and hated both me and my Father. 17 For the law was given through Moses; grace and truth came through Jesus Christ. 10 If ye keep my commandments, ye shall abide in my love; even as I have kept my Father's commandments, and abide in his love. He speaks as about to give many things in charge, yet names this only; it includes many duties.18-25 How little do many persons think, that in opposing the doctrine of Christ as our Prophet, Priest, and King, they prove themselves ignorant of the one living and true God, whom they profess to worship! John 15 Bible Study - Detailed questions, answers and guide for an in-depth verse-by-verse Bible study of John chapter 15 in plain English that everyone can understand. (Jhn 15:12-15) Jesus speaks of the extent of His love that they are to imitate. If they have persecuted me, they will also persecute you; if they have kept my saying, they will keep yours also. Chapter 15. If ye keep my commandments, ye shall abide in my love; even as I have kept my Father's commandments, and abide in his love. (H) 7 If you remain in me(I) and my words remain in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you. 1 “I am the true vine, and My Father is the vinedresser. 1 [ a]“I am the true vine,[ b] and my Father is the vine grower. 19 If ye were of the world, the world would love his own: but because ye are not of the world, but I have chosen you out of the world, therefore the world hateth you. 5 “I am the vine; you are the branches. (AO) 27 And you also must testify,(AP) for you have been with me from the beginning.(AQ). If they have persecuted me, they will also persecute you; if they have kept my saying, they will keep yours also. Those who abide not in Christ, though they may flourish for awhile in outward profession, yet come to nothing. And ye also shall bear witness, because ye have been with me from the beginning. Every branch in me that bears not fruit, he takes it away; and every [branch] that bears fruit, he purges it, that it may bear more fruit. If you remain in me and I in you, you will bear much fruit;(G) apart from me you can do nothing. Again, let’s review the context we are dealing with. If ye abide in me, and my words abide in you, ye shall ask what ye will, and it shall be done unto you. As the Father loved Christ, who was most worthy, so he loved his disciples, who were unworthy. 14 Ye are my friends, if ye do whatsoever I command you. Abide in me, and in you: As the branch cannot beare fruit of itselfe, except it abide in the vine: … John 15:2 4 Abide in me, and I in you. 4 15 “I am(A) the true vine,(B) and my Father is the gardener. You are My friends if you do whatever I command you. Jesus, the True Vine. Just as a branch cannot bear fruit on its own unless … 3 You are already pruned because of the word that I spoke to you. The Vine and the Branches. 1 “I am the true grapevine, and my Father is the gardener. The Father is the Husbandman. (John 15:25-27) Daniel foretold of the death of Christ, "And after threescore and two weeks shall Messiah be cut off, but not for himself: and the people of the prince that shall come shall destroy the city and the sanctuary; and the end thereof shall be with a flood, and unto the end of the war desolations are determined." CHAPTER 15. The unfruitful are taken away. The root is unseen, and our life is hid with Christ; the root bears the tree, diffuses sap to it, and in Christ are all supports and supplies. 15 (John testified concerning him. Hawkin, D. J., “Orthodoxy and Heresy in John 10:1-21 and 15:1-17,” Evangelical Quarterly 47 (1975): 208-13. Chapter 15. John 15 Jesus Washes the Disciples’ Feet 13 Now n before o the Feast of the Passover , when Jesus knew that p his hour had come q to depart out of this world to the Father , r having loved s his own who were in the world , he loved them to the end . They are to show their love to him by keeping his commandments. If I had not come and spoken unto them, they had not had sin: but now they have no cloke for their sin. Still, this is one of the few chapters composed entirely of words ascribed to Jesus Christ. The blessed Spirit will maintain the cause of Christ in the world, notwithstanding the opposition it meets with. 6 If a man abide not in me, he is cast forth as a branch, and is withered; and men gather them, and cast them into the fire, and they are burned. If the same power that first shed abroad the love of Christ's in our hearts, did not keep us in that love, we should not long abide in it. Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. Matthew 21:33 Listen to another parable: There was a landowner who planted a vineyard. 3 You are already clean because of the word which I have spoken to you. The union of the human and Divine natures, and the fulness of the Spirit that is in him, resemble the root of the vine made fruitful by the moisture from a rich soil. (AE) 22 If I had not come and spoken to them,(AF) they would not be guilty of sin; but now they have no excuse for their sin. 1 I am the true vine, and my Father is the husbandman. a 2 He takes away every branch in me that does not bear fruit, and every one that does he prunes * so that it bears more fruit. 3 You are already clean because of the word which I have given you [the teachings which I have discussed with you]. Then he rented it out to some tenants and went away on a journey. Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one’s life for his friends. It is generally agreed that Christ’s discourse in this and the next chapter was at the close of the last supper, the night in which he was betrayed, and it is a continued discourse, not interrupted as that in the foregoing chapter was; and what he chooses to discourse of is very pertinent to the present sad occasion of a farewell sermon. Matthew 15:13 But Jesus replied, "Every plant that My heavenly Father has not planted will be pulled up by its roots. (Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 1953-1954), vol. Dillow, J. C., “Abiding is Remaining in Fellowship: Another Look at John 15:1-6,” Bibliotheca Sacra 147 (1990): 44-53. If ye were of the world, the world would love his own: but because ye are not of the world, but I have chosen you out of the world, therefore the world hateth you. The fire is the fittest place for withered branches; they are good for nothing else. 13 # Eph. Ye have not chosen me, but I have chosen you, and ordained you, that ye should go and bring forth fruit, and. The branches of the vine are many, yet, meeting in the root, are all but one vine; thus all true Christians, though in place and opinion distant from each other, meet in Christ. 3 You are already clean because of the word I have spoken to you. 21 They will treat you this way because of my name,(AD) for they do not know the one who sent me. 2 He cuts off every branch in me that bears no fruit, while every branch that does bear fruit he prunes [] so that it will be even more fruitful. DISCOURSE AT THE SUPPER TABLE CONTINUED. JOHN 15:1-3 BIBLE STUDY John 15:4-11 I Am The Vine, You Are The Branches John 15:12-15 Love One Another John 15:16-19 You Did Not Choose Me, But I Chose You John 15:20-21 If They Persecuted Me, They Will Persecute You John 15:22-27 No Sin John 15 … (26,27)1-8 Jesus Christ is the Vine, the true Vine. b 4 Remain in me, as I remain in you. John is sailing sky-high: are we? (AI) As it is, they have seen, and yet they have hated both me and my Father. But when the Comforter is come, whom I will send unto you from the Father. 1 * “I am the true vine, * and my Father is the vine grower. 2 Every branch in Me that does not bear fruit He [ a]takes away; and every branch that bears fruit He prunes, that it may bear more fruit. Chapter. 4 Remain in Me, and I … The true believers of chapter 15 are represented by those branches which, abiding forever in the vine, bear fruit, more fruit, much fruit. If you were of the world, the world would love its own. 11 These things have I spoken unto you, that my joy might remain in you, and that your joy might be full. And I appointed you to go and bear fruit--fruit that will remain--so that whatever you ask the Father in My name, He will give you. (T) 16 You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you(U) so that you might go and bear fruit(V)—fruit that will last—and so that whatever you ask in my name the Father will give you. (F) No branch can bear fruit by itself; it must remain in the vine. Neither can you bear fruit unless you remain in me. Enduring Word Bible Commentary John Chapter 15 John 15 – The Departing Jesus Teaches His Disciples about Life in Him “It must occur to all who read these discourses preserved by John how simple the text looks, and yet how transcendent is the thought when it is even dimly understood. Believers are branches of this Vine. Copyright © 2019 by Zondervan. (O) 12 My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you. Let us seek to live more simply on the fulness of Christ, and to grow more fruitful in every good word and work, so may our joy in Him and in his salvation be full.9-17 Those whom God loves as a Father, may despise the hatred of all the world. Now ye are clean through the word which I have spoken unto you. This is my commandment, That ye love one another, as I have loved you. From a vine we look for grapes, and from a Christian we look for a Christian temper, disposition, and life. But all these things will they do unto you for my name's sake, because they know not him that sent me. 2 He cuts off every branch in me that bears no fruit, while every branch that does bear fruit he prunes a so that it will be even more fruitful. 1. For a branch cannot produce fruit if it is severed … (E) 4 Remain in me, as I also remain in you. Every branch in me that beareth not fruit he taketh away: and every. 5 I am the vine, ye are the branches: He that abideth in me, and I in him, the same bringeth forth much fruit: for without me ye can do nothing. THE VINE AND THE BRANCHES (John 15:1-10 continued) When Jesus drew his picture of the vine he knew what he was talking about. Yet because you are not of the world, but I chose you out of the world, therefore the world hates you. (J) 8 This is to my Father’s glory,(K) that you bear much fruit, showing yourselves to be my disciples. First of all, there was the ‘Book of Signs’, in chapters one through twelve, in which there were seven signs that were used to reveal Jesus’ identity and also to communicate that responsive acceptance on the one hand, and rejection on the other. If I had not done among them the works which none other man did, they had not had sin: but now have they both seen and hated both me and my Father. 2 He cuts off every branch of mine that doesn’t produce fruit, and he prunes the branches that do bear fruit so they will produce even more. Ps 92:14; Mt 3:8; 7:20; Gal 5:22; Eph 5:9; Php 1:11, Isa 66:5; Mt 5:10, 11; 10:22; Lk 6:22; Ac 5:41; 1Pe 4:14; Rev 2:3, NIV, Beautiful Word Bible Journal, Romans, Comfort Print, NIV, Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible, Red Letter Edition: Bringing to Life the Ancient World of Scripture, NIV, Story of Jesus: Experience the Life of Jesus as One Seamless Story, NIV, Beautiful Word Bible Journal, Acts, Comfort Print, NIV, Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible, Personal Size, Red Letter Edition: Bringing to Life the Ancient World of Scripture. 3 You have already been pruned and purified by the message I have given you. And the more fruit we bring forth, the more we abound in what is good, the more our Lord is glorified. 4 … Abide in me, and I in you. These things have I spoken unto you, that my joy might remain in you, and. All that love the Saviour should continue in their love to him, and take all occasions to show it. Herein is my Father glorified, that ye bear much fruit; so shall ye be my disciples. 1 “I am the true vine, and my Father is the gardener. If a man abide not in me, he is cast forth as a branch, and is withered; and men gather them, and cast. He cried out, saying, “This is the one I spoke about when I said, ‘He who comes after me has surpassed me because he was before me.’ ”) 16 Out of his fullness we have all received grace in place of grace already given. 13 Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. Ye are my friends, if ye do whatsoever I command you. The clearer and fuller the discoveries of the grace and truth of Christ, the greater is our sin if we do not love him and believe in him.26,27. Jesus compares himself to what plant with branches? That is why the world hates you. Believers, like the branches of the vine, are weak, and unable to stand but as they are borne up. (18-25) The Comforter promised. 3 Now ye are clean through the word which I have spoken unto you. 8 Herein is my Father glorified, that ye bear much fruit; so shall ye be my disciples. John chapter 15 is a unique section of the Bible. The world's ignorance is the true cause of its hatred to the disciples of Jesus. 12 # John 13:34; 1 John 3:11 This is My # Rom. Abide in me, and I in you. New International Version (NIV). Some, like John chapters 14, 16, and 17, come very close, but not every single word in those texts is something … Christ the true Vine. (X), 18 “If the world hates you,(Y) keep in mind that it hated me first. 18 No one has ever seen God, but the one … (W) 17 This is my command: Love each other. If you remain in me and I in you, you will bear much fruit; … Christ's love to us should direct us to love each other. (AA) 20 Remember what I told you: ‘A servant is not greater than his master.’[b](AB) If they persecuted me, they will persecute you also. These things I command you, that ye love one another. I am the true vine, and my Father is the husbandman. 2 Every branch in Me that does not bear fruit, He takes away; and every branch that continues to bear fruit, He [repeatedly] prunes, so that it will bear more fruit [even richer and finer fruit]. (S) 15 I no longer call you servants, because a servant does not know his master’s business. 1-8. 22 If I had not come and spoken unto them, they had not had sin: but now they have no cloke for their sin. 11 “These things I have spoken to you, that My joy may remain in you, and # (John 16:24); 1 John 1:4 that your joy may be full. John - Chapter 15. "If the world hates you, you know that it hated Me before it hated you. The word of Christ is spoken to all believers; and there is a cleansing virtue in that word, as it works grace, and works out corruption. Abide in me, and I in you. 15. 15 Henceforth I call you not servants; for the servant knoweth not what his lord doeth: but I have called you friends; for all things that I have heard of my Father I have made known unto you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, except it abide in the vine; … These never perish!” William Hendriksen, Exposition of the Gospel According to John, 2 vols. 2 He takes away every branch in me that does not bear fruit, and every one that does he prunes[ c] so that it bears more fruit. The name into which Christ's disciples were baptized, is that which they will live and die by. NIV Reverse Interlinear Bible: English to Hebrew and English to Greek. Henceforth I call you not servants; for the servant knoweth not what his lord doeth: but I have called you friends; for all things that I have heard of my Father I have made known unto you. 18 If the world hate you, ye know that it hated me before it hated you. The Vine and the Branches. (9-17) foretold. 23 He that hateth me hateth my Father also. 12 This is my commandment, That ye love one another, as I have loved you. Related Media. 10 If you keep my commands,(N) you will remain in my love, just as I have kept my Father’s commands and remain in his love. (Read John 15:1-8) Jesus Christ is the Vine, the true Vine. 7 If ye abide in me, and my words abide in you, ye shall ask what ye will, and it shall be done unto you. (P) 13 Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends. John Chapter 15. As it is, you do not belong to the world, but I have chosen you(Z) out of the world. 15 “[ a]I am the true Vine, and My Father is the vinedresser. True Christians find by experience, that any interruption in the exercise of their faith, causes holy affections to decline, their corruptions to revive, and their comforts to droop. Now remain in my love. 2 Every branch in me that beareth not fruit he taketh away: and every branch that beareth fruit, he purgeth it, that it may bring forth more fruit. CHAPTER 15 John 15:1-27. 15 “I am the true vine, and my Father is the gardener. We must be fruitful. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, except it abide in the vine; no more can ye, except ye abide in me. It is a plant which needs a great deal of attention if the best fruit is to be got out of it. Never was any husbandman so wise, so watchful, about his vineyard, as God is about his church, which therefore must prosper. I am the true vine, and my father is the husbandman. THE INTERNAL SENSE. Believers are branches of this Vine. 2 He cuts off every branch in me that bears no fruit, while every branch that does bear fruit he prunes so that it will be even more fruitful. (AG) 23 Whoever hates me hates my Father as well. Bible Gateway Plus puts a library of commentaries and Greek & Hebrew language tools right in your pocket. It is a comfort to the greatest sufferers, if they suffer for Christ's name's sake. 2 Every branch in me that beareth not fruit he taketh away: and every branch that beareth fruit, he purgeth it, that it may bring forth more fruit. “I am the vine; you are the branches. Instead, I have called you friends, for everything that I learned from my Father I have made known to you. The Vine and the Branches. John 10:11,15 I am the good shepherd: the good shepherd giveth his life for the sheep… Romans 5:6-8 For when we were yet without strength, in due time Christ died for the ungodly… Ephesians 5:2 And walk in love, as Christ also hath loved us, and hath given himself for us an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweetsmelling savour. Remember the word that I said unto you, The servant is not greater than his lord. “This is My commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you. 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