The eWORD – Fruit Basket

21 August 2016 @ S T C

Dr Stanley L Scott

Introduction:

A huge part of maturity is shown through fruitfulness.

Plants, trees, and flowers often only produce to the level of their maturity.

Humans are the same…

Main Text:

-Fruit Market Christian

Romans 15:14 And I myself also am persuaded of you, my brethren, that ye also are full of goodness, filled with all knowledge, able also to admonish one another.

Support Texts:

-Fruit inspection

Galatians 5:22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, 23 Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law.

-Fresh produce

John 15:2 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.

-Farm to market

4 Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, except it abide in the vine; no more can ye, except ye abide in me.

-Fresh picked daily

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.

-Stay IN HIM

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.

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.

-Fruit fullness brings Glory

8 Herein is my Father glorified, that ye bear much fruit; so shall ye be my disciples.

-Fruit in abundance

Philippians 1:11 Being filled with the fruits of righteousness, which are by Jesus Christ, unto the glory and praise of God.

Teaching Point:

Drop anchor in Him and be anchored in His Words!

Action Point:

Get to know your own fruit first.

 

Determination Point:

Your fruit stays on display…go ahead and make the sale!

Posted on: August 21st, 2016