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Abiding in Christ Jesus

Abiding in Him – John 15

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Bible Study Questions
John 15:1-17

Paul J. Bucknell

The Bible Teaching Commentary

Deepening Intimacy | Obedience | Assumptions
Means of Intimacy #1 The Vinedresser | #2 True Vine | #3 Success |
#4 Means of Success | #5 Promise of Abiding | #6 Purpose of Abiding |
#7 Need of Obedience | #8 Need of Love | Friendship John 15:16-17 | Applying the Principles John 15:16 | Summary Principles |
Study Questions | Small Group Questions

Walking With Jesus - Abiding in Christ | Description and Purchase

Purpose: Abiding in Jesus Christ Study Questions on John 15:15-16 lead a person through John 15:1-17 and other articles on the Abiding in Christ Jesus series as seen in the index above.

Study Questions on John 15:1-17 Abiding in Jesus Christ

Some of these answers need to be found in the study articles in this series as seen in the index above.

  1. What does the secular mindset have us believe? What does Jesus want us to believe? (John 15:6)

  2. How do we know what people believe?

  3. State two truths that can be derived from the words, “My Father is the vinedresser.”

  4. Description and purchase Abiding in JesusHow many “I am” statements are in the Gospel of John? What is the significance of this one?

  5. In what two ways can Christ help us that no other religion of philosophy can?

  6. What two kinds of Christians are mentioned in John 15:2? What kind of Christian do they stand for? How does the Father handle each one? (Remember the words ‘take away’ in 15:2 really means to pick or lift up from the ground.)

  7. What is one way the world’s advice differs from Jesus’ in 15:4? What makes you think that you are attached to the vine?

  8. Why is it important to be deliberate about our intention to be close to Jesus Christ?

  9. What three conditions are given that we can ask and receive whatever we ask? (15:7)

  10. What is the ultimate purpose for bearing fruit (John 15:8). Explain the two diagrams above in this section.

  11. What does 15:10 say is needed to remain in Christ’s love? What does John 3:36 say about this?

  12. How does Jesus summarize this command in John 15:12? How does Romans 13:8 or 10 amplify this concept?

Application Questions for John 15:1-17

  1. What vine are you attached to? How do you know?

  2. What kind of fruit are you bearing?

  3. Can you accept the ‘lifting’ or pruning process?

  4. Do you abide in Christ? What steps can you take to help you obey Jesus by abiding in Him?

  5. What is your vision for the church or your small group. Get together and see how you can practically work along the Lord in seeking to work along with Him.


=> Continue reading for the small group questions on John 15:1-17. This set complements this set by providing questions that lead a group into abiding in Him and bearing fruit.

Scriptures typically quoted from the New American Standard Bible unless noted: (C) Copyright The Lockman Foundation 1988

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