Being With Jesus to Become Like Jesus
Passage: 2 Peter 1:3-8, John 15:4-13
Introduction – Don’t focus on being like Jesus. Focus on being with Him and you will become like Him.
I. THE NECESSITY OF ABIDING
We are the flower. God is the sun.
II. THE GOAL OF ABIDING
“Keep yourself in the love of God” (Jude 21).
III. THE PRACTICE OF ABIDING
“If you keep my commandments, you will abide in my love.”
IV. THE FRUIT OF ABIDING
The life of God is joyful fullness overflowing in love.