Jesus’s encounter with Nicodemus is one of the most compelling and confusing exchanges in John. But in it, we see our own confusions, ourselves.


Jesus, Nicodemus, and the very mercy of God
Lent 2A  | John 3:1-17

There’s something hinky going on here. Jesus and Nicodemus and this late night visit. And how each of us comes to see this moment speaks to how much we trust in Jesus and how much we trust in our own experience.

Who is this man, and why does Jesus give him such a hard time?

This is a provocative story. Nicodemus, a Pharisee and a big wig, comes to Jesus in the middle of the night to ask him a question.

Already alarm bells are going off in our brains.

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