Sunday, May 6, is the Fifth Sunday of Easter.
Acts 9:26-31; Psalm 22:26-30, 31-32; 1 John 3:18-24; John 15:1-8
Today’s readings are all about how to “remain in” Jesus. An even better verb for them is “abide.” After all, we don’t just refrain from leaving Christ: We make our home with him, we accept him, live with him and identify with him.
And our abiding with him has the same effect on us as abiding with a spouse. If you abide with Christ, you stay strong in your Christian life; if you stop abiding with him, you “go bachelor” right away, like he is away.
“Whoever abides in me and I in him will bear much fruit,” says Jesus, “because without me you can do...READ MORE