John 15

The Vine and the Branches

27 verses

John 15:1

The Vine and the Branches

I am the true vine, and my Father is the husbandman.

John 15:2

Every branch in me that beareth not fruit, he taketh it away: and every branch that beareth fruit, he cleanseth it, that it may bear more fruit.

John 15:3

Already ye are clean because of the word which I have spoken unto you.

John 15:4

Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, except it abide in the vine; so neither can ye, except ye abide in me.

John 15:5

I am the vine, ye are the branches: He that abideth in me, and I in him, the same beareth much fruit: for apart from me ye can do nothing.

John 15:6

If a man abide not in me, he is cast forth as a branch, and is withered; and they gather them, and cast them into the fire, and they are burned.

John 15:7

If ye abide in me, and my words abide in you, ask whatsoever ye will, and it shall be done unto you.

John 15:8

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

John 15:9

Even as the Father hath loved me, I also have loved you: abide ye in my love.

John 15:10

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.

John 15:11

These things have I spoken unto you, that my joy may be in you, and that your joy may be made full.

John 15:12

This is my commandment, that ye love one another, even as I have loved you.

John 15:13

Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.

John 15:14

Ye are my friends, if ye do the things which I command you.

John 15:15

No longer do I call you servants; for the servant knoweth not what his lord doeth: but I have called you friends; for all things that I heard from my Father, I have made known unto you.

John 15:16

Ye did not choose me, but I chose you, and appointed you, that ye should go and bear fruit, and that your fruit should abide: that whatsoever ye shall ask of the Father in my name, he may give it you.

John 15:17

These things I command you, that ye may love one another.

John 15:18

The World’s Hatred for the Disciples

“If the world hateth you, ye know that it hath hated me before it hated you.”

John 15:19

“If ye were of the world, the world would love its own: but because ye are not of the world, but I chose you out of the world, therefore the world hateth you.”

John 15:20

“Remember the word that I said unto you, A servant is not greater than his lord. If they persecuted me, they will also persecute you; if they kept my word, they will keep yours also.”

John 15:21

“But all these things will they do unto you for my name's sake, because they know not him that sent me.”

John 15:22

“If I had not come and spoken unto them, they had not had sin: but now they have no excuse for their sin.”

John 15:23

“He that hateth me hateth my Father also.”

John 15:24

“If I had not done among them the works which none other did, they had not had sin: but now have they both seen and hated both me and my Father.”

John 15:25

“But this cometh to pass, that the word may be fulfilled that is written in their law, They hated me without a cause.”

John 15:26

“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 bear witness of me:”

John 15:27

“and ye also bear witness, because ye have been with me from the beginning.”

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