May 4, 2015
John 15:1 "I am the true vine." What does Jesus mean in this, the eighth of his "I am" statements? Pastor Tim Delkeskamp of Ascension Lutheran Church in Thousand Oaks, California talks about the root of this reference in the Old Testament, and about Christ as the True Vine. As gardeners know very well, oftentimes plants need to be pruned, to be cut back, in order to flourish and bear the most fruit.