Jesus is the true vine and his Father is the vine-grower. Fruitless branches are removed; fruitful branches are pruned so that they may become even more fruitful. The disciples are expected to bear good fruit.
This week's resources explore: hard pruning; fruitfulness.
Lectionary Bible readings for RCL Easter 5 Year B
Acts 8.26-40; Psalm 22.25-31; 1 John 4.7-21; John 15.1-8