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[God] cuts off every branch in me that bears no fruit, while every branch that does bear fruit he prunes so that it will be even more fruitful. - John 15:2 (NIV)

Every year I had searched beneath prickly briars of my raspberry bushes for ripe berries with no success, and then I read an article about how to increase my yield. The writer pointed out that raspberries produce fruit on new growth. The article explained how to cut away old branches...

Today's Prayer
Father God, thank you for seasons of pruning that result in greater harvests of fruit for you. Amen.

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Today's Reading
John 15:1-8

Thought for the Day

God’s pruning helps me produce more fruit for the kingdom.

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