Remain in me, as I also remain in you.(A) No branch can bear fruit by itself; it must remain in the vine. Neither can you bear fruit unless you remain in me.

“I am the vine; you are the branches. If you remain in me and I in you, you will bear much fruit;(B) apart from me you can do nothing. If you do not remain in me, you are like a branch that is thrown away and withers; such branches are picked up, thrown into the fire and burned.(C) If you remain in me(D) and my words remain in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you.(E) This is to my Father’s glory,(F) that you bear much fruit, showing yourselves to be my disciples.(G)

“As the Father has loved me,(H) so have I loved you. Now remain in my love. 10 If you keep my commands,(I) you will remain in my love, just as I have kept my Father’s commands and remain in his love.

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Those who live according to the flesh have their minds set on what the flesh desires;(A) but those who live in accordance with the Spirit have their minds set on what the Spirit desires.(B) The mind governed by the flesh is death,(C) but the mind governed by the Spirit is life(D) and peace. The mind governed by the flesh is hostile to God;(E) it does not submit to God’s law, nor can it do so. Those who are in the realm of the flesh(F) cannot please God.

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