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13. Give a sketch of the true Christian's character, as compared to a fruitful branch.
He is closely united to Christ, so as to be a partaker of his nature-he is disciplined so as to bear “ fruit,” " more fruit,” “ much fruit”--the words of Christ abide in him—he prays successfully-he loves Christhe obeys Christ-he rejoices in Christ, now and for
14. Give a sketch of the grace of Christ to his true disciples.
Christ distinguishes them from nominal professors, he gives them life and constant nourishment—he answers their prayers-he loves them—he encourages their obedience-he secures their happiness.
15. Give a sketch of the character and punishment of fruitless professors.
Their profession is nominal—they are barren of all that is good—they are separated from Christ—they are withered, and will soon be cast into everlasting burnings.