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My Jesus, My Savior: A Poem

Updated on August 18, 2011
"I am the vine; you are the branches..." John 15:5-8
"I am the vine; you are the branches..." John 15:5-8 | Source


Leaves are growing


My heart is showing


You're not gonna leave


For me You've already grieved


My Jesus, My Savior



You are the flourishing vine


You are more than divine


Jesus, you see my thorns


My rebellious branches have shown scorn


You still extend your growth, my Jesus, My Savior



Help me to sprout after You prune,


Closer towards Your branches I will bloom,


I want to produce bountiful fruit from my heart,


I know You've wanted that yield from the start,


My Jesus, My Savior...

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    • Ebower profile imageAUTHOR

      Erin Bower 

      6 years ago from Georgia

      Thanks, calico Stark! That was my goal. :) Thank you for commenting and voting!

    • calico Stark profile image

      calico Stark 

      6 years ago from Earth for the time being

      Awesome! Vote up! This poem preciously reveals the intimate connection between believer and Savior.

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      7 years ago

      YW :)

      Blessings.

    • Ebower profile imageAUTHOR

      Erin Bower 

      7 years ago from Georgia

      Yes, I can see how you made the connection with these parables.

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      7 years ago

      I was just re-reading this and I'm also reminded of the Parable of the Sower and of the good ground that bears fruit.

      It's a searching parable, I think.

      (I voted beautiful.)

    • Ebower profile imageAUTHOR

      Erin Bower 

      7 years ago from Georgia

      That's such a blessing to know that you can relate. I'm glad I could encourage you. Thanks so much! :)

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      lcbenefield 

      7 years ago from Georgia

      Beutiful! It's like you know what's been on my heart lately. God bless you for using your talent to testify of and glorify Him.

    • Ebower profile imageAUTHOR

      Erin Bower 

      7 years ago from Georgia

      Oh ok; that's cool.

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      7 years ago

      YW. It was the vine ref. and about pruning the branches that reminded me of that chapter.

    • Ebower profile imageAUTHOR

      Erin Bower 

      7 years ago from Georgia

      I'll have to read that soon. Thank you. :)

    • profile image

      7 years ago

      Reminds me of John 15.

      I like the testimony.

      Voted up.

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