Born two times

Jesus told Nicodemus you must be born again.

“If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness” (1 John 1:9).

And we are then born of the Spirit of God.

I have repented; I have received Jesus; therefore I have everlasting life! I have born again.

Let me use a simple illustration. I am Paul Potter, whether I feel like it or not. If I am asleep, I do not think about it, yet I am still Paul Potter. Even if I should suffer from a loss of memory, my identity remains the same. My birth certificate states that I am who I am, and that settles it!

So it is with the Word of God. If you have received the Lord Jesus Christ as your personal Savior, you have been born into the family of God. You have been “born again.” The Bible is your birth certificate. If you cannot believe that, then you will not know who you are. It is that simple!

You must be born again!

Published by Spiritual Wanderings

Paul Potter is Author/Teacher for Eagles Rest Ministry. Tanya, his wife, and Paul live in Lufkin, Texas. He was the Founding Director, School of Ministry, Church Alive University, Albuquerque, New Mexico. He is an ordained minister. As a retired, tenured University Professor, he has served as faculty for the University of North Texas, Stephen F. Austin State University, Xavier University, University of Oklahoma, Angelo State University, and Hardin-Simmons University. He has preached in churches in Texas, Alaska, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Ohio, Kentucky, and pastor’s conferences in Ohio and Alaska. His first major job out of the Air Force was broadcasting as an announcer, journalist, director, and producer in radio and TV. He was producer and announcer of nationally syndicated The Baptist Hour, Master Control, and other radio programs.

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