Abide: We Are the Branches

 

What does progress really look like in my spiritual maturity? Why does progress sometimes look like loss? In what became my last sermon at New York Covenant Church, I wanted to give a word that would encourage our community to seize the opportunities ahead by remaining connected to God.

Sometimes remaining connected to God means we have to be willing to let some things go. This is difficult because we cannot always see what we will when we release things.

What can Jesus’ metaphor of the vine and the branches teach us?