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Born of the Holy Spirit

In his book, An Anthropologist on Mars, neurologist Oliver Sacks tells about Virgil, a man who had been blind from early childhood. When he was 50, Virgil underwent surgery and was given the gift of sight. 2,252 more words


Concrete to Spiritual: How Jesus Changes the Old Testament to the New

Week 4: Spiritual Replaces Concrete

One of the great takeaway lessons we learn from John 3–Nicodemus–and John 4–the Woman at the Well–is that Jesus introduces a Great Shift–the Great Change–away from concrete interactions with his people (physical symbols and types) to spiritual. 532 more words


New Birth--Its Necessity and Its Joy

Week 4

The New Birth–Necessary and Desirable: John 3:1-21 and John 4:1-42

First, let’s read the text, especially John 3:1-15  (New Birth Necessary) and John 4:1-30… 1,608 more words


Signs Part 1: Turning Water into Wine

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Week 3: John Chapter 2, Part 1

First Sign: Water to Wine 2:1-11

                                         What is a                                                ?

…a miracle viewed as…

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The W word (part 2)

“Wrath.” We know that there’s sin and evil in the world, and we wouldn’t want God to be indifferent to it. But we’re less fond of the idea that we’re part of the problem, and that God’s wrath would be directed toward… 391 more words

Biblical Meditation

When being a nobody with nothing is just right

I’ve been pondering more on ‘Christ in You: the hope of glory’ and my thoughts have taken me to John 3 and 4.

In John 3 Jesus is talking to a ‘Pharisees named Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews‘ but shortly after in John 4 He is talking to an unnamed woman at a well in Samaria. 850 more words