Sermons

John 3:1-17

Key Thought: You Must Be Born Again?

  1. The Query
    1. Nicodemus
      1. "Pharisee"
      2. "Master/Teacher of Israel"
    2. Nicodemus and Jesus at night. Three possible reasons:
      1. Pharisees studied at night
      2. Nicodemus feared being seen with Jesus
      3. John's use of "night" and "darkness"
    3. "Rabbi...these signs you do"
  2. The Quandry
    1. "Unless one is born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God"
    2. Survey of what the Bible says about fallen man:
      1. 1 Cor. 2:12-14
      2. Rom. 8:6-9
      3. Eph. 2:1-9
  3. The Quotation
    1. One of the most recognizable and beloved passages of the NT is John 3:16
    2. The penalty for sin is death
    3. Christ has died that His People will live