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Did You Climb the Tree?

One that would have the fruit must climb the tree. 
~Thomas Fuller~


Delight in the Lord and Bring Forth Fruit
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 Blessed is the man
Who walks not in the counsel of the ungodly,
    Nor stands in the path of sinners,
    Nor sits in the seat of the scornful;
But his delight is in the law of the Lord,
    And in His law he meditates day and night. 
He shall be like a tree
    Planted by the rivers of water,
    That brings forth its fruit in its season,
    Whose leaf also shall not wither;
And whatever he does shall prosper.

Delight in the Lord & Bring Forth Fruit.

We will only be able to delight in Him if we continually get to know who He is through His Word. Abiding in Him is a constant pursuit and not one that comes naturally when so many things compete for our attention. To abide in Him, we must know what He says, know His heart, His mind, His sufferings (John 15:5) and only then, will we bear fruit.

We must climb the tree and be connected 
to the producer of the fruit 
if we even hope to be effective for Him.

 Have you climbed the tree?




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