Multiplication is a “Growing Process"

  1. Fruit Of  Your Heart
  2. Fruit Of  Your Lips
  3. Fruit Of  Your Hands
  4. Fruit Of  Your Feet
  5. Fruit Of  Your Mind

"I am the vine, ye are the branches: He that abideth in me, and I in him, the same bringeth forth much fruit: for without me ye can do nothing." – (John 15:5)

As disciples of Jesus, we are to Him as branches are to the vine. Bearing fruit is our primary responsibility as branches. This of course is only accomplished by drawing strength and nourishment from the vine itself. The vine (JESUS) is the source of all the essential elements in producing fruit.

In the process of bearing fruit, we experience the “abundant life” that Jesus offers, which is described as the fruit of the Spirit. “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, meekness, temperance: against such there is no law”. – (Galatians 5:22-33) All of these amazing attributes are experiences in the process of bringing forth the fruit of Christ-likeness.

Fruit is brought forth as we live our lives. Fruit is a result of living. Therefore, everything we say, do, think and feel, as well as where we go, impacts our eventual fruitfulness.

There is a strong warning in the scripture against a lack of fruitfulness displayed in the example of Jesus cursing the fig tree.

"He spake also this parable; A certain man had a fig tree planted in his vineyard; and he came and sought fruit thereon, and found none.   Then said he unto the dresser of his vineyard, Behold, these three years I come seeking fruit on this fig tree, and find none: cut it down; why cumbereth it the ground?   And he answering said unto him, Lord, let it alone this year also, till I shall dig about it, and dung it:   And if it bear fruit, well: and if not, then after that thou shalt cut it down." - (Luke 13:6-9)

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