Theme:           The Master-Key of Prayer                                            August 2009

Text:                John 15: 1 – End

Objective:  We must have to remember that nothing worketh out fine without God.

Memory verse:  “If ye abide in me, and my words abide in you, you shall ask what ye will and it shall be done unto you.”    John 15:7


  1. What was the subject of Jesus’ 16th sermon as recorded in John 15

A.       His Second Coming.     B.  The Vine and the Branches.     C.  The Unity of the Disciples


  1. What is a Tree; what is a Branch?


  1. Unto whom do we liken this story to?


  1. How do you make Jesus your prayer Master key?


  1. How can we abide in God?


  1. What happens to any “branch” which fails to bear fruit according to the sermon?

A.       It dies.      B.  It is rejected and cast aside.          C.  It is chopped off.   


  1. In what ways can you enhance the efficacy of prayer?


  1. Jesus promised that although he was hated and persecuted, the world would not persecute the followers of Jesus after He died.    A.  True           B.  False                  (See Jn. 15:18-20)


*Discovery:  John 15:4, 1 Cor. 13:13, 1 John 2:24, Psalm 91:1, Hag. 2:5, 1 John 3:6, 4:12 and          2 John 2.


Prayer/ Meditation:  “Whosoever abideth in Him sinneth not” (1 John 3:6).  Dear Lord, I wish to know you more, I want to hold unto you, so that I will not be cut down from you in Jesus name.  Amen.



Tree - a plant having a permanently woody main stem or trunk, ordinarily growing to a considerable height, and usually developing branches at some distance from the ground.

Branch (1) a line of family descent stemming from a particular ancestor, as distinguished from some other line or lines from the same stock; a division of a family.

(2) any member or part of a body or system; a section or subdivision: the various branches of learning.