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“Burn, baby – burn!” – Jesus Christ

“Burn, baby – burn!” – Jesus Christ August 13, 2016

Awkward Moments Children's Bibe - Jesus as the vine
Jesus, Jesus! Tell us how you really feel! When I first wrote about the popular Christian mantra, “I am NOTHING without Jesus!” many Christians emailed to argue along the lines of…

“You are blowing this completely out of proportion! Mainstream Christianity would never teach such a vile philosophy and there is no Biblical basis for your slander against our Lord Jesus Christ!” – Barb J.

Uhm… really, Barb? This passage seems to sum it all up in the words of Jesus, Himself. Like Father, like Son, right?. Where else have we seen Jesus refer to what will happen to those who produce no fruit?

Don’t just take our word for it – choose your own favorite translation of John 15:5-6.

I am the vine. You are the branches. If you remain with me, you will produce much fruit. Without me, you can do nothing on your own! Without me, you are useless, to be thrown away, dried up, gathered into a pile and burned like any other trash!” – Jesus

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