Join bestselling author Beth Moore in her life-changing quest of vine-chasing—and learn how everything changes when you discover the true meaning of a fruitful, God-pleasing, meaning-filled life.
God wants us to flourish. In fact, he delights in our flourishing. Life isn’t always fun, but in Christ it can always be fruitful.
In Chasing Vines, Beth shows us from Scripture how all of life’s concerns—the delights and the trials—matter to God. He uses all of it to help us flourish and be fruitful. Looking through the lens of Christ’s transforming teaching in John 15, Beth gives us a panoramic view of biblical teachings on the Vine, vineyards, vine-dressing, and fruitfulness. Along the way you’ll discover why fruitfulness is so important to God—and how He can use anything that happens to us for His glory and our flourishing. Nothing is for nothing.
Join Beth on her journey of discovering what it means to chase vines and to live a life of meaning and fruitfulness.
An inspiring spiritual book for every Christian.
Inspired by the picturesque grapevines of Tuscany, evangelical speaker and bible study leader Moore (So Long, Insecurity) takes readers on a smart, engaging metaphorical exploration of the connection between Christianity and viticulture. Plentiful biblical references ground her study, such as Eden in Genesis and the importance of wine in Revelation, to create an analogy largely based around patience, maturity, and trust for God's work in each person's life. Moore finds faith parallels and human qualities in vines and grapes, suggesting, for instance, that grapes have a distrust of their vinedressers with regard to when and where they are planted and pruned, and why: "If you're in Christ, He is your true Vine, whether you realize it or not. But a whole new way of flourishing begins when you know it. When you count on it. When you live like it." She laces her analysis with many personal stories and reiterates the idea of God's grace and forgiveness with gusto. Her detailed explanations of vineyards and how they work creates a fitting metaphor for her idea of how each Christian must cultivate their life knowing God has a lager plan to bear "good fruit" despite struggle. Moore's fans and Christians looking for enthusiastic inspiration will love this.