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I am the vine, and you are the branches. If you stay joined to me, and I stay joined to you, then you will produce lots of fruit. But you cannot do anything without me. If you don't stay joined to me, you will be thrown away. You will be like dry branches that are gathered up and burned in a fire. Stay joined to me and let my teachings become part of you. Then you can pray for whatever you want, and your prayer will be answered. When you become fruitful disciples of mine, my Father will be honored.
John 15:5-8 - Contemporary English Version (1995)
These verses tell us the secret of a fruitful Christian life. If you want your life to be full of the fruit of the Spirit then you must “stay joined to Jesus!”
How does a follower of Jesus Christ stay joined to Him? What is the secret to having a secret life with Jesus?
This may sound too simple, but consider this: If you are only with Jesus in your Worship meetings and Bible studies with others and even small prayer groups you will not have a very close relationship with your Lord! If the only time a husband and wife spend together is in the company of others, there will be no fruit from that relationship. The simple truth is that if you spend no time alone with Jesus, you will not be joined to Him in a way that will cause your life to be filled with fruit!
But when you quietly listen to His voice and let His Words become part of you, you will be joined to Jesus! Then the Bible says you can pray “whatever you want” and your prayer will be answered! That promise comes directly from "Being Alone with Jesus!”
So, continue to worship with others, meet in small groups for Bible Study and prayer, but never neglect your one on one meeting with Jesus in your own place of fellowship with Him!
“Lord Jesus, thank You for allowing me to spend very special time with You, every day! May your Holy and Righteous Name be praised now and forever, Amen!”