Fifty Two Weeks / John 3
This chapter contains the most famous verse in the New Testament; however, it contains a lot more as well. The first part of this chapter is actually set in the context of a dialogue between Jesus and a man named Nicodemus.
Nicodemus was a great rarity: a religious leader with a vested position who was willing to see beyond the system that supported his position. He came to Jesus and declared that surely he knew Jesus was sent from God because of the miracles He performed.
Jesus’ reply was shocking on several levels. “Very truly I tell you, no one can see the kingdom of God without being born again.” OK, “born again” is a striking term in itself, but the really striking part here is that instead of [...]