A fruitful Christian life is available to every believer, and all that is necessary is to abide in Christ. In this classic devotional, Andrew Murray leads us gently there. “When Jesus says, ‘I am the true Vine,’ He tells us that all the vines of earth are pictures and emblems of Himself. He is the divine reality, of which they are the created expression. They all point to Him, and reveal Him. If you would know Jesus, study the vine. “How many eyes have gazed on and admired a great vine with its beautiful fruit. Come and gaze on the heavenly Vine till your eye turns from all else to admire Him. How many, in a sunny clime, sit and rest under the shadow of a vine. Come and be still under the shadow of the true Vine, and rest under it from the heat of the day. What countless numbers rejoice in the fruit of the vine! Come, and take, and eat of the heavenly fruit of the true Vine, and let your soul say: ‘I sat under His shadow with great delight, and His fruit was sweet to my taste.’” — ANDREW MURRAY
Andrew Murray (1828-1917) was born in South Africa where he served God as a pastor and evangelist. His devotional writing brought him world-wide renown and he became much in demand as a Bible teacher and conference speaker. Author of numerous books, his other titles include The Power of the Blood, Absolute Surrender and The Full Blessing of Pentecost.