Nicodemus

Text: John 3:1 The gospel of John tells us about a man named Nicodemus. He is not named in the other gospels, and is only mentioned on three occasions in John’s gospel. He is certainly not one of the primary characters in the Bible, but there are some important lessons we can learn from him. This lesson will […]

You Must Be Born Again

Text: John 3:1-8 The Kingdom is Open to All Jew or Gentile, young or old, etc. But one must be born again – even the Jews, God’s chosen people What is the New Birth? Of water and the Spirit Baptism – by water (Acts 8:36-38) and by the Spirit (1 Corinthians 12:13) Comparison between Physical […]

The Sacrifice of Christ

Text: John 3:13-17; Numbers 21:3-9 The Coming Sacrifice – John 12:27; Acts 2:22-23 The Need for a Sacrifice – Romans 3:23; 6:23 The Nature of the Sacrifice – Universal (2 Corinthians 5:14-15); atonement, delayed the wrath of God (Romans 2:4-6)