Jesus answered and said unto him, “Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.”
October 19, 2018
Nicodemus was so impressed with the miracles Jesus had done that he wanted to find out more. He asked Jesus about miracles, and Jesus began to talk to him about births. It’s as if Jesus were saying, “Nicodemus, if you want to understand miracles, you’re going to have to become a miracle.”
When you are born again, there is a direct creative act of God. “Therefore if any man be in Christ he is a new creation…” (2 Cor. 5:17). Someone new comes into existence.
Now Nicodemus was an intelligent man, a ruler of the Jews, and a member of the Sanhedrin. Yet with all his learning, he heard Jesus say to him, “Except you are born again, you cannot see the kingdom of God.” People simply can’t understand spiritual things until the Holy Spirit of God turns the light on in their souls.
A miracle can take place in you today as the Word of God and the Spirit of God meet your will, and you bow your head, and you say to God today, “Oh God, be it done unto me according to Your word. Do you know someone who has a lot of education but no salvation? I challenge you to share this same Good News with him or her today.