The Product Of Struggle

The Product Of Struggle Sermon Illustration

Wine makers state that the best wines come from grapes that struggle and experience stress. “If you take a grapevine and make its physical requirements for water and nutrients easily accessible, then (somewhat counterintuitively) it will give you poor grapes” (“Struggling Vines Produce Better Wines,” Wineanorak, accessed August 23, 1018, However, “the object is to stress the vine to ‘work’ for water” and “the grapes that struggle to get water yield the best wine-making grapes” (“Grapes that Struggle Produce the Best Wine, Good Word Project [blog], May 17, 2018, wine/).