Why is it essential that the branches remain in the vine?
The current Covid-19 pandemic has brought much chaos to the world. Many lives have been lost, and many have lost their jobs or businesses. Social and economic activities are tightly regulated now, and even worship services have been affected, with restrictions placed on worshippers and music. Although vaccines are being developed, there are still unknowns associated with them. It is easy to be anxious and troubled because the future just seems so bleak, and there is no end in sight.
It is at this very juncture of a seemingly bleak future that we can identify with Jesus’ troubled...