Ahhhh, a new addition to the family!!!
There is the nine months anticipation if he of she will be fine, most by the mother. If it is your first one the father experiences that fear and wonder what it will be like to be a dad.
The grand parent is just so excited to become granpa and grandma, play with their new doll and be able to give them back to their parents when they start crying.
Just so in the kingdom. There is that fear to change and is this really worthwhile. The wonder about how will you future pan out?
Verses for Today:
1 Now there was a man of the Pharisees named Nicodemus, a member of the Jewish ruling council. 2 He came to Jesus at night and said, “Rabbi, we know you are a teacher who has come from God. For no one could perform the miraculous signs you are doing if God were not with him.”
3 In reply Jesus declared, “I tell you the truth, no one can see the kingdom of God unless he is born again.”
4 “How can a man be born when he is old?” Nicodemus asked. “Surely he cannot enter a second time into his mother’s womb to be born!”
5 Jesus answered, “I tell you the truth, no one can enter the kingdom of God unless he is born of water and the Spirit. 6 Flesh gives birth to flesh, but the Spirit gives birth to spirit. 7 You should not be surprised at my saying, ‘You must be born again.'” – Jn 3:1-7
So here we can see that you cannot even see the Kingdom of God if you are not born again.
So Jesus says: to enter the Kingdom of God, you have to be born of the water and the spirit.
Let’s see what Peter said when the kingdom started on Pentecost day.
38 Peter replied, “Repent and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins. And you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.” – Acts 2:38
When your sins are forgiven you are a new man? It is after you repented and got baptized. So baptism is not just a sign but a spirtual reformation. You are spiritually reborn after you get baptized.
Prayer for Today:
Lord listening to the birds in the morning is always so peaceful. They sing to your glory every day. Help me to have that song in my heart that I sing to you every day. Lord if I haven’t been reborn according to your word, I will most probably not spend eternity with you. Help me to be humble toward your words and your plan for my life, if I am not I don’t believe you have my best interests at heart. Help me to study the bible vigorously if I do not agree with other peoples opinion to find out the truth for myself and not just go on someone else opinion. Help me to take responsibility for MY life and base my beliefs on the Bible and not opinions about the Bible. Amen.
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