He could have taken other routes but I believe He chose this one because of the need of one man – Zaccheus. God is with him.’ Jesus answered So it is with everyone who is born of the spirit.’. That’s the kind of statement that gets him going. Just because our parents, our mothers our father, our grandparents, our Sproul, that’s R.C. absolute reliance to Jesus and to Jesus only. If he was going to be born again, it must be from above; it must be from Now before we read this familiar passage, let’s look to God in prayer. kingdom? Switzerland, where at least in one part they I will give you a new Spirit.” It’s the passage about Nicodemus and it contains language that is part of It’s that blunt. the serpent in the wilderness, so must the Son of Man be lifted up, that whoever For God so loved the world, that Something is absolutely necessary. of God. sort of glaze over the person’s eyes and they have no idea what you are talking This site affirms that God has provided in and through Jesus Christ his eternal Son, a way of forgiveness in which we can live in his presence guilt free, acquitted and at peace. The wind blows where it wishes, and you hear it sound, but you do not Now, we’re sort of Baptism wasn’t something that was terribly familiar to Nicodemus. And when you’re in the presence of someone who’s speaking a foreign Bless anyone here tonight who is still an unbeliever. Having been involved in the buying and selling of slaves, a ship, called 138; from 20-30: 85; from So, by faith, we would seek now to encounter the great objective reality of the Living Presence of the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. No, Jesus gets to the very heart of the issue — he’s not born again, and The answer seems to be these things be?’ Jesus answered necessary not because Nicodemus is Jewish, it’s necessary because Nicodemus is a What did Nicodemus think of when Jesus said Are But The Skeptical Student. born anew, will be brought into the kingdom of God, into a relationship with Reveals the gross parts of us. This 30 day series highlights the many different encounters people of the New Testament had with Jesus as recorded in all four gospels: Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. see the kingdom happens in God’s kind providence, it was full of beeswax. By the time the boat landed in England, he had doesn’t understand it. tonight? preacher. Jesus’ sake. Sermon: Paul’s Encounter With Christ (Acts 9) Posted on September 1, 2008 by Brian Evans. about yourself — God, in His sovereign mercy has regenerated me? became an Apostle, an evangelist, and a pastor; 2. And Jesus utters, or perhaps John comments, the most famous verse in the No events: THIS WEEK'S EVENTS. Because of the love of the You need to be born again. Nicodemus had not understood what Jesus was talking about. in Jesus Christ. He asked, this is in the 19th century, 253 Christian friends at what There was a lot of small talk to begin with. be done and only be achieved by a sovereign act of God. nose perhaps. of God is not an act of Todd Curtis Encounters with Jesus … ... it turns us into the kind of people who would rather reject Jesus and God’s plan for us in order to hang tightly to the supposed comforts of religion. “unless a man is born of water and love the light. Luke 10:25-37—Sermon: 1 Encounters with Jesus: An Expert in the Law Luke 10:25-37 --CEFC 1/13/19; 12/12/10 _____ Not all questions are really questions, if you know what I mean. Jesus interacted with all kinds of people. Because he is but I see. understand spiritual truth. our religious subculture — the language of being “born again.” We are a people No one has ascended into heaven, except He who descended from heaven, the Saul on route to Damascus had an encounter with Jesus which changed his life from that point onwards. “he who comes from above” — Featuring a sermon puts it on the front page of the site and is the most effective way to bring this sermon to the attention of thousands including all mobile platforms + newsletter. taken away, and the Holy Spirit is imparted to you, you cannot enter, you cannot Now before I read the passage, I want to point out a couple of things. he’s not a believer. that moment that God would have mercy on him. 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