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Grafting Requires Wounding

What it means to abide in Christ

A passage in Scripture that has most shaped my understanding of how sanctification works is John 15:4–5, where Jesus exhorts us to “abide” (ESV) in him as branches “grafted” into a living vine.

To abide is simply to believe. It is an act of moment-by-moment faith, to embrace the God-proclaimed reality that Jesus is my sin-bearer and…



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Dr. McKay Caston

I create resources to help folks tether their lives to the cross of the risen and reigning Jesus | www.mckaycaston.com