Countdown to Christmas – Day 4Friday 27th November 2020

John 1 v11-13 explains why some people receive Jesus and believe in His name, and why others do not? Believers are given the right to become children of God, not born by human will but reborn by the will of God.
John 1 v11-13John 3 v7

John 1:11–13

11 He came to his own,1 and his own people2 did not receive him. 12 But to all who did receive him, who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God, 13 who were born, not of blood nor of the will of the flesh nor of the will of man, but of God.


[1] 1:11 Greek to his own things; that is, to his own domain, or to his own people
[2] 1:11 People is implied in Greek


John 3:7

Do not marvel that I said to you, ‘You1 must be born again.’


[1] 3:7 The Greek for you is plural here


Scripture quotations are from the ESV® Bible (The Holy Bible, English Standard Version®),
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