Born Again

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Born Again

How many times have we heard the term "born again" in these modern times? Politicians, entertainers and sportsmen alike find it "cool" to call themselves "born again". But do they really know what the term means?

John 3:1-7 tells us how Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews, who was a Pharisee and a member of the Sanhedrin (an assembly of twenty-three judges appointed in every city), came to Jesus by night (he obviously didn't want his fellow judges know about his visit to Jesus) and acknowledged that Jesus came from God as a teacher. Jesus answered  and said to him "Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born again, he cannot enter the kingdom of God".

What does it mean to be "born again"? It has nothing to do with a physical birth but a spiritual birth!

Let us start at the beginning when God created Adam and Eve. They were both physically alive and spiritually alive, they were IN COMMUNION with God. But God also gave them a free will. God placed them in the garden of Eden to cultivate it and gave them the freedom to eat from any tree in the garden of Eden. But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil they were not allowed to eat. Here we already see that it is more important to God for us to be obedient than to offer sacrifices. We all know the story of how Satan deceived Eve, who gave Adam the fruit of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, and Adam ate the fruit.

That was the crucial moment! From that one act of disobedience the human race fell, sinned and DIED SPIRITUALLY, their communion with God had come to an end. Our old nature  was cut off from God. They were sent out of the Garden of Eden to cultivate the earth, from which they were taken. Of course the earth came under the curse of sin. But God wanted us to get back in communion with Him again, so He had already a plan of redemption in place. He knew that ALL men were doomed for eternal separation from Him, something He didn't create us for. But He demanded a perfect sacrifice. As all men have sinned there could be no perfect sacrifice. God had already planned that perfect sacrifice, His beloved Son, the Lord Jesus Christ. As Jesus is God (this will be covered under the topic "Jesus is God") He would be the perfect sacrifice as He was not affected by sin, because of His Virgin birth (this important event is discussed under the topic "The Virgin Birth").

When Jesus, in His obedience to His Father's will, died for us on the cross, He became the perfect sacrifice and had victory over sin. When He rose again He had victory over death.

The moment a person confesses that he/she is a sinner and acknowledges that he/she is doomed to go to the Lake of fire, to be separated from God for eternity, and believes that Jesus came into the world to die for us on the cross, and that He rose again on the third day, and ask Jesus to come into his/her heart to be his/her Saviour, he/she is BORN AGAIN. That person will receive a NEW LIFE, a NEW NATURE and is back in communion with God and will have eternal life.

YOU CAN NOT EARN ETERNAL LIFE. It is the pure GRACE of God. It doesn't matter how much good work you do in your life, it doesn't get you to heaven. Believing in the Lord Jesus Christ as your Lord and Saviour is THE ONLY WAY to Heaven.

If you want to trust in the Lord Jesus Christ as your Saviour and receive your eternal life you can go to our Salvation Page and pray the prayer we have prepared for you. Don't put it off, as tomorrow may be too late.

If you would die in the next few minutes, would you go to Heaven?

Don't put it off. Now is the time of Salvation!