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Feb 17, 2019

An Ad Libbing Pharisee

An Ad Libbing Pharisee

Passage: John 3:1-15

Speaker: Dr. Steven Laufer

Series: BACKSTAGE

Category: Sunday Sermons

Keywords: born again, curiosity, questioning, salvation

Jesus had negative run-ins with so many people who were counted among the religious establishment. They bristled at his challenges to their authority, as well as at his suggestions of change. But on this particular encounter, the religiously established saw something in Jesus that sparked a note of spiritual interest. Nicodemus took Jesus seriously, asked a thoughtful question, pushed back when he didn’t understand, and went away pondering the entire exchange. It’s the kind of encounter with Jesus that should give us all hope, for both the skeptics out there as well as those so insulated by their religious traditions that they might have missed the Savior.