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I therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you that ye walk worthy of the vocation wherewith ye are called, Ephesians 4:1 February 12, 2012 Rev. David B. Hanson Deaf Liberty Baptist church Overland Park, Kansas. Worthiness of Christian Walk. John 15:1 - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Worthiness of Christian Walk

Worthiness of Christian WalkI therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you that ye walk worthy of the vocation wherewith ye are called, Ephesians 4:1February 12, 2012Rev. David B. HansonDeaf Liberty Baptist churchOverland Park, KansasJesus is the true vineJohn 15:1I am the true vine, and my Father is the husbandman.Jesus is the true vine

God the Father is the husbandmanJohn 15:1I am the true vine, and my Father is the husbandman.God the Father is the husbandman

The Christians are the branchesJohn 15:5I 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.

The Christians are the branches

A Christians fruitful walkJohn 15:4Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, except it abide in the vine; no more can ye, except ye abide in me. A Christians fruitful walk

Gods purgingJohn 15:2-32Every branch in me that beareth not fruit he taketh away: and every branch that beareth fruit, he purgeth it, that it may bring forth more fruit. 3Now ye are clean through the word which I have spoken unto you.Gods purging

Gods DisciplineHebrews 12:5And ye have forgotten the exhortation which speaketh unto you as unto children, My son, despise not thou the chastening of the Lord, nor faint when thou art rebuked of him:Gods DisciplineThree Levels of Gods DisciplineLevel 1: RebukeA verbal warningLevel 2: ChastenPainful as anxiety, frustration, or distressLevel 3: ScourgeExtreme physical pain