Immanuel Lutheran High School, College, and Seminary
Eau Claire, WI

2019-05-06 ILC Chapel — Jesus Wants You to Branch…

2019 Chapels -
Jesus Wants You to Branch Out

 

Date : 2019-05-06
Speaker : Seminarian Nick Naumann
John 15:1-8
“I am the true vine, and My Father is the vinedresser. 2 Every branch in Me that does not bear fruit He takes away; and every branch that bears fruit He prunes, that it may bear more fruit. 3 You are already clean because of the word which I have spoken to you. 4 Abide in Me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, unless it abides in the vine, neither can you, unless you abide in Me.

5 “I am the vine, you are the branches. He who abides in Me, and I in him, bears much fruit; for without Me you can do nothing. 6 If anyone does not abide in Me, he is cast out as a branch and is withered; and they gather them and throw them into the fire, and they are burned. 7 If you abide in Me, and My words abide in you, you will ask what you desire, and it shall be done for you. 8 By this My Father is glorified, that you bear much fruit; so you will be My disciples.”

Hymn: TLH 403, st. 1,3: Savior, Thy Dying Love

Hymnary.org Organ Audio

1. Savior, Thy dying love 
Thou gavest me; 
Nor should I aught withhold, 
Dear Lord, from Thee. 
In love my soul would bow, 
My heart fulfil its vow, 
Some offering bring Thee now, 
Something for Thee. 

3. Give me a faithful heart, 
Likeness to Thee, 
That each departing day 
Henceforth may see 
Some work of love begun, 
Some deed of kindness done, 
Some wanderer sought and won, 
Something for Thee.