8 studies for individuals or groups with notes for leaders on verses from the book of John, chapters 15, 16 and 17, focus on the transformational results of being in relationship with Jesus.
Some examples of what it means to abide in Christ are: always to be resting on him, anchored to him, fixed in him, drawing from him, continually connected and in touch with him. There is no more precious lesson to learn than this. Abiding in Christ brings peace, joy and love, answers to prayer, and fruitfulness in service. The abiding life is the abundant life.
Carolyn Nystrom (MA, Wheaton College) has written more than eighty books, Bible study guides, and children's titles. Additionally, she has coauthored titles with noted theologian J. I. Packer. In addition to actively serving in her church, she has been a foster parent, an elementary schoolteacher, the stated clerk of her EPC presbytery, and a book editor. Carolyn lives in northern Illinois with her husband, and they have four grown children.