In a heavily agrarian culture, listeners of Jesus’ sermons easily related to His agricultural symbols and parables. Concepts like sowing and reaping or wheat and tares provided easily understood spiritual illustrations.
One of His most vivid metaphors is of a vine and branches found in John 15:1–11. Pastor Chuck Swindoll unfolds the symbolism of the Father as the vinedresser, Jesus as the sustaining vine, and believers as the branches.
Hear and comprehend how you were made to bear eternal fruit!