If you are shot down behind enemy lines you are helpless. You need someone to rescue you
FCF: Self dependence – lack of conscious helplessness, We don’t realize that apart form him we can do nothing!
Subject: Vine life is to draw from Christ’s fullness (preoccupied with his excellency, sufficiency,
Complement: Fruit and Friends
Purpose: To make us dependent on God and not ourselves to produce fruit
Question: What is at stake ?
Theme: We need to be must more abiding in Christ
Thrust – through dependency in prayer
Transition:: 5 issues…
- The issue of conformity, regulation, and honor - 7-8
- The issue of obedience and Love - 9-10
- The issue of submission and joy -11
- The issue of genuine love -12
- The issue of Commanding and love – 12-15
- Issue of Pride and Prayer - 16