Real Life WITH God

Real Life WITH God

Jul 02, 2017

Passage: John 15:1-8

Preacher: Dr. Colby E. Kinser

Series: WITH


We continue our 12-part series called “WITH”, looking at how to life real live WITH God.



Read John 15:1-8. Spend time on verse 5, praying about the idea that if you are not abiding in Christ, you can do nothing, according to Jesus.

With your family:

Take your kids into your yard or a park where there is a tree or bush, preferably with some kind of fruit or flower. Read through the passage, using the plant to illustrate each part. Ask your children what the passage means, and let them work through it the best they can.

With your small group:


  • What stands out to you in these verses? Why?
  • What bothers you about these verses? Why?
  • Discuss the self-reflection question above.
  • Discuss as a group each one’s most effective way to “dwell” in Christ. Discuss creative ideas that you want to try.
  • Given this passage, what should you do this week?