The Son of Man Must Be Lifted Up

John 3:14-15 “Just as Moses lifted up the snake in the wilderness, so the Son of Man must be lifted up, that everyone who believes may have eternal life in him.” Jesus is referring here to a peculiar episode which took place during the time when Moses and the Israelites were traveling en route to […]

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The One Who Came From Heaven

John 3:9-13 “No one has ever gone into heaven except the one who came from heaven—the Son of Man” “How can these things be?” Nicodemus asked, still perplexed by Jesus’s assertion that no one could see the kingdom of God unless they were “born again.”  Jesus responded, “You are Israel’s teacher and do you not understand […]

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You Must Be Born Again

John 3:1-8 “Very truly I tell you, no one can see the kingdom of God unless they are born again.” In the next few posts, we will examine some of the things Jesus said during a private conversation which took place between him and a Pharisee named Nicodemus, who was one of the members of the […]

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