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Become What You Are

A Reading of John 3, Jesus and Nicodemus

Jesus tells Nicodemus (John 3:1–21) that a person must be born anōthen, a Greek word which can mean “again” but also “from above.” But there’s an additional meaning that I think ties those two together.

Jesus mentions that this (re)birth (from above) is facilitated by water and spirit, a combination which harks back to Genesis 1, a…



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Nathan Smith

Independent writer interested in psychology, philosophy, literature, religion. @NateSmithSNF