I will not leave you as orphans. I will come to you. John 14:18 I’ve often wondered if these words, spoken by Jesus to His disciples, confused them. He was their Lord. They were His friends so why refer to them as orphans? The older … Continue reading So, What Is A Spiritual Orphan?
“Very truly I tell you, no one can enter the kingdom of God unless they are born of water and the Spirit." John 3:5 I am born again into the kingdom of God by two agents; water ~ which is the Word of God … Continue reading The Two Birthing Agents
That which is born of the flesh is flesh. That which is born of the Spirit is spirit. John 3:6 Birth is preceded by conception. Whether physical birth or spiritual birth, there are parents involved. So what did Jesus mean when He talked about flesh … Continue reading The Implications Of Flesh And Spirit
You are a teacher of Israel and you do not know these things? John 3:10 Nicodemus sought Jesus’ company at night for a spiritual conversation. There has been so much speculation as to why he came under cover of darkness. Maybe he was afraid for … Continue reading He Didn’t Get It!
No one wants to be an orphan. To some degree, we’ve all felt shades of the experience; what it’s like to be alone, unwanted, or invisible. What it’s like to have to figure things out on our own, to be void of needed resources, to … Continue reading Orphan Or Daughter? Which Are You?