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June 2018

 

This month’s message is in the book of John Chapter 3 verses 1 thru 21. As you read the following inspired scriptures written by John the Apostle referring to “You must be Born Again” may we open up our hearts and have a teachable spirit to receive what the Spirit of the Word of God is saying”.

 

Christ Witnesses to Nicodemus

John 3:1  There was a man of the Pharisees, named Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews: 

 

John 3:2  a The same came to Jesus by night, and said unto him, Rabbi, we know that thou art a teacher come from God: for bno man can do these miracles that thou doest, except c God be with him. 

Cross Reference Scriptures to (a The same came to Jesus by night, and said unto him, Rabbi)

John 7:50  Nicodemus saith unto them, (he that came to Jesus by night, being one of them,) 

John 19:39  And there came also Nicodemus, which at the first came to Jesus by night, and brought a mixture of myrrh and aloes, about an hundred pound weight. 

Cross Reference Scriptures to (b no man can do these miracles that thou doest, except)

John 9:16  Therefore said some of the Pharisees, This man is not of God, because he keepeth not the sabbath day. Others said, How can a man that is a sinner do such miracles? And there was a division among them. 

John 9:33  If this man were not of God, he could do nothing. 

Cross Reference Scriptures to (c God be with him)

Acts 10:38  How God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Ghost and with power: who went about doing good, and healing all that were oppressed of the devil; for God was with him.

 

You Must Be Born Again

John 3:3  Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, aExcept a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.

Cross Reference Scriptures to (a Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God)

1Peter 1:23  Being born again, not of corruptible seed, but of incorruptible, by the word of God, which liveth and abideth for ever. 

 

John 3:4  Nicodemus saith unto him, How can a man be born when he is old? can he enter the second time into his mother's womb, and be born? 

 

John 3:5  Jesus answered, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, a Except a man be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God. 

Cross Reference Scriptures to (a Except a man be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God.)

Act 2:38  Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost. 

1John 5:6  This is he that came by water and blood, even Jesus Christ; not by water only, but by water and blood. And it is the Spirit that beareth witness, because the Spirit is truth. 

1John 5:7  For there are three that bear record in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost: and these three are one. 

1John 5:8  And there are three that bear witness in earth, the Spirit, and the water, and the blood: and these three agree in one. 

 

John 3:6  That which is born of the aflesh is flesh; and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit. 

Cross Reference Scriptures to (a flesh is flesh; and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit)

1Corithians 15:50  Now this I say, brethren, that flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God; neither doth corruption inherit incorruption. 

 

John 3:7  Marvel not that I said unto thee, Ye must be born again. 

 

John 3:8  a The wind bloweth where it listeth, and thou eharest the sound thereof, but canst not tell whence it cometh, and whither it goeth: so is every one that is born of the Spirit. 

Cross Reference Scriptures to (a The wind bloweth where it listeth)

Ecclesiastes 11:5  As thou knowest not what is the way of the spirit, nor how the bones do grow in the womb of her that is with child: even so thou knowest not the works of God who maketh all. 

 

John 3:9  Nicodemus answered and said unto him, a How can these things be? 

Cross Reference Scriptures to (a How can these things be?)

John 6:52  The Jews therefore strove among themselves, saying, How can this man give us his flesh to eat? 

John 6:60  Many therefore of his disciples, when they had heard this, said, This is an hard saying; who can hear it? 

 

John 3:10  Jesus answered and said unto him, Art thou a master of Israel, and knowest not these things? 

 

John 3:11  aVerily, verily, I say unto thee, We speak that we do know, and testify that we have seen; and bye receive not our witness. 

Cross Reference Scriptures to (a Verily, verily, I say unto thee,)

Matthew 11:27  All things are delivered unto me of my Father: and no man knoweth the Son, but the Father; neither knoweth any man the Father, save the Son, and he to whomsoever the Son will reveal him. 

 

Cross Reference Scriptures to (b ye receive not our witness.)

John 3:32  And what he hath seen and heard, that he testifieth; and no man receiveth his testimony. 

John 8:14  Jesus answered and said unto them, Though I bear record of myself, yet my record is true: for I know whence I came, and whither I go; but ye cannot tell whence I come, and whither I go. 

 

John 3:12  If I have told you earthly things, and ye believe not, how shall ye believe, if I tell you of heavenly things? 

 

John 3:13  And a no man hath ascended up to heaven, but he that came down from heaven, even the Son of man which is in heaven. 

Cross Reference Scriptures to (a )

Ephesians 4:9  (Now that he ascended, what is it but that he also descended first into the lower parts of the earth? 

 

John 3:14  a And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so bmust the Son of man be lifted up: 

Cross Reference Scriptures to (a And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness)

Numbers 21:9  And Moses made a serpent of brass, and put it upon a pole, and it came to pass, that if a serpent had bitten any man, when he beheld the serpent of brass, he lived. 

Cross Reference Scriptures to (b must the Son of man be lifted up:)

John 8:28  Then said Jesus unto them, When ye have lifted up the Son of man, then shall ye know that I am he, and that I do nothing of myself; but as my Father hath taught me, I speak these things. 

John 12:34  The people answered him, We have heard out of the law that Christ abideth for ever: and how sayest thou, The Son of man must be lifted up? who is this Son of man? 

John 19:18  Where they crucified him, and two other with him, on either side one, and Jesus in the midst. 

 

John 3:15  That whosoever abelieveth in him should not perish, but b have eternal life. 

Cross Reference Scriptures to (a believeth in him should not perish, but)

John 6:47  Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that believeth on me hath everlasting life. 

Cross Reference Scriptures to (b have eternal life.)

John 3:36  He that believeth on the Son hath everlasting life: and he that believeth not the Son shall not see life; but the wrath of God abideth on him.

For God So Loved the World

John 3:16  a For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten b Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. 

Cross Reference Scriptures to (a For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten)

Romans 5:8  But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us. 

Cross Reference Scriptures to (b Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.)

Isaiah 9:6  For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace. 

 

John 3:17  a For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved. 

Cross Reference Scriptures to (a For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world)

Luke 9:56  For the Son of man is not come to destroy men's lives, but to save them. And they went to another village. 

 

John 3:18  a He that believeth on him is not condemned: but he that believeth not is condemned already, because he hath not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God. 

Cross Reference Scriptures to (a He that believeth on him is not condemne)

John 5:24  Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that heareth my word, and believeth on him that sent me, hath everlasting life, and shall not come into condemnation; but is passed from death unto life. 

John 6:40  And this is the will of him that sent me, that every one which seeth the Son, and believeth on him, may have everlasting life: and I will raise him up at the last day. 

John 6:47  Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that believeth on me hath everlasting life. 

John 20:31  But these are written, that ye might believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God; and that believing ye might have life through his name. 

 

John 3:19  And this is the condemnation, athat light is come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil. 

Cross Reference Scriptures to (a that light is come into the world)

John 1:4  In him was life; and the life was the light of men. 

John 1:9  That was the true Light, which lighteth every man that cometh into the world. 

John 1:10  He was in the world, and the world was made by him, and the world knew him not. 

John 1:11  He came unto his own, and his own received him not. 

 

John 3:20  For a every one that doeth evil hateth the light, neither cometh to the light, lest his deeds should be reproved. 

Cross Reference Scriptures to (a every one that doeth evil hateth the light)

Ephesians 5:11  And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather reprove them. 

Ephesians 5:13  But all things that are reproved are made manifest by the light: for whatsoever doth make manifest is light. 

 

John 3:21  But he that doeth truth cometh to the light, that his deeds may be made manifest, that they are awrought in God. 

Cross Reference Scriptures to (a wrought in God)

1Corithians 15:10  But by the grace of God I am what I am: and his grace which was bestowed upon me was not in vain; but I laboured more abundantly than they all: yet not I, but the grace of God which was with me. 

Conclusion

Our choices and decisions on receiving God's Word are very important to each one of us.  We must learn to put our Faith and Trust in God and His Word the Holy Bible. Will you take this day, time and this very hour to make your choice and or decision? Will you receive God and His Word “AND BE BORN AGAIN INTO HIS KINGDOM”? Below is a prayer to receive Jesus Christ and start a relationship of eternal life with Him.

 Prayer to Receive Jesus as Lord and Savior:

Heavenly Father,
I come to you in the Name of Jesus, I repent of my sins and I ask you to forgive me of my sins. I believe and confess with my mouth that Jesus Christ is the Son of the living God and believe He died on the cross and rose on the third day. I ask you to come into my heart. I ask you now to wash me and cleanse me. I give you my spirit, soul and body.  I will with your help follow you all the days of my life. I thank you for writing my name in the Lambs Book of life.
Thank you Father, In Jesus Name, Amen

JOY IN LIFE = SERVANT HOOD

REMEMBER THIS “JOY” = JESUS FIRST, OTHERS SECOND AND YOU "YOURSELF" LAST.

It is our prayer that this message of  “You Must be Born Again” has brought hope and help to your life and that you will totally give all of your spirit, your soul and your body to Jesus Christ and be a mighty witness for our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To go forth with what God has called you to do with Him.

May God's riches blessings and His love be poured out on your life daily in Jesus Name?

In His Love and His Service,

William & Susan

 

Note: Unless otherwise noted, all Scriptures are from the King James Version of the Bible.