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Today's Verse of the Day

Today's Verse of the Day is From Jeremiah 31:7 KJV Translation: For thus saith the LORD; Sing with gladness for Jacob, and shout among the chief of the nations: publish ye, praise ye, and say, O LORD, save thy people, the remnant of Israel. NKJV Translation: For thus said the LORD; Sing with gladness for Jacob, and shout among the chief of the nations: publish you, praise you, and say, O LORD, save your people, the remnant of Israel. Explore Thomas Nelson's King James Bibles and take your Bible reading further. © Copyright Thomas Nelson Publishers.

Verse of the Day

Verse of the Day1 Thessalonians 5:13 "13 and to esteem them very highly in love for their work’s sake. Be at peace among yourselves."

The New King James Version. Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 1982. Print.

The Vine and the Branches

March 8
The Vine and the BranchesNumbers 7:48–89; John 15:1–16:4; Psalm 9:1–7
Jesus isn’t simply a high priority or even the highest priority of our lives. He is the source of life. In the Gospel of John, Jesus teaches the disciples that they need to depend on Him for their very lives—both in the present and for eternal life.

“I am the vine; you are the branches. The one who remains in me and I in him—this one bears much fruit, for apart from me you are not able to do anything. If anyone does not remain in me, he is thrown out as a branch, and dries up, and they gather them and throw them into the fire, and they are burned” (John 15:5–6).

We rarely think in these terms today. However, the disciples faced persecution and even death on account of their faith in Jesus. Our lives, like theirs, will be held to the same measure. They are being held to the same measure.

Today, when you look at your life, and the lives of those closest to you, do you see fruit and abundance? Or do you see anothe…