Posts Tagged: Nicodemus

John 19:38 – Secretly for Fear

Immediately following the crucifixion of Jesus, two men showed their allegiance to and faith in Him. They received permission from Pilate to remove His body from the cross and to place it in a tomb.  The one man, Joseph of Arimathea, had not previously been mentioned in Scripture.  We know from Luke 23:50-51 and Mark…

John 12:43 – The Glory From Man

Salvation is simple. It requires nothing on our part other than belief. We don’t have to clean ourselves up in any way. Jesus says, “Come as you are.” We can be broken and destitute, or we can be at the top of our game; it doesn’t matter. As long as our hearts are gripped by…

John 3:5 – Water and Spirit

We’re all familiar with the account of the Pharisee Nicodemus coming to Jesus at night. Jesus called him the teacher of Israel (John 3:10); as such he was an important, highly regarded man.  It’s why he came at night.  His intense curiosity about Jesus got the best of him, but he couldn’t risk anyone seeing…