Sunday, March 12
John 3:1-17 • Nicodemus Visits Jesus
Nicodemus had heard of Jesus’ signs: turning water into wine at the wedding of Cana, cleansing the tables at the temple in Jerusalem, speaking of the temple’s destruction, and promising to raise it up in three days.

As a Pharisee and leader of the Jewish people, Nicodemus brings his doubts and questions to Jesus at night: How can these things be?

There in the darkness, Jesus engages Nicodemus in conversation about the foundations of the faith: being born of water and Spirit, things earthly and things heavenly, Jesus on the cross giving eternal life. Their conversation includes the favorite verse of so many, “For God so loved the world … ”