Monday, 24 February 2014

Study Questions: What do you mean born again?

Reading: John 3:1-16

If you missed it, here's a link to the Sermon: What do you mean born again? 

1.    Verse 1-2. What do we know about Nicodemus and why did he visit Jesus at night?

2.    Verse 3-4. Nicodemus was talking about miraculous signs, but immediately Jesus changed the conversation and said I tell you the truth, unless you are born again, you cannot see the Kingdom of God Should Nicodemus have understood this?

3.    Discus verses 5-6. cf. Ezekiel 36 & 37 (water and spirit).

4.    Who causes new birth?

5.    How many times is the word believe mentioned in these verses and how can we make ourselves believe?

6.    Verses 12-14. Discuss these verses cf. Numbers 21: 4-9. What stands out most to you? (God’s wrath and our sin).

7.    Read John 3:16, consider what it means to you, and use it as a start point for prayer.