Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit by itself, unless it abides in the vine, neither can you, unless you abide in me. I am the vine; you are the branches. Whoever abides in me and I in him, he it is that bears much fruit, for apart from me you can do nothing.
Beginning with Moses and all the Prophets, He interpreted to them in all the Scriptures the things concerning Himself.
Jesus tells us to remain in Him, attached to Him, taking our nourishment from Him. It is by spending time in His word that we remain connected and grow.