Here’s a good sermon on Nicodemus that fits this week’s chapter.
A sermon preached at Southminster Presbyterian Church on March 17, 2014
Nicodemus might be the first Presbyterian.
He’s a good guy. He loves Jesus, he just doesn’t want to be too public about his faith, in case he might offend someone. He wants to be a good person and serve his church, but he is busy. Between soccer carpools for his kids and caring for his elderly parents, when is he supposed to have time to live out his faith? Can’t he follow Jesus without any of the inconveniences of radical discipleship?
He comes to Jesus with a claim about who he thinks Jesus is.
“Rabbi, we know you are a teacher who has come from God; for no one can do these signs that you do apart from the presence of God.”
It is not a bold claim. It is measured. He sees Jesus as…
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