March 8, 2020

A15: The Second Sunday in Lent, Year A (2020)

Jim Somerville

A stranger once asked Jim Somerville, “Have you been born again?” He thought he should say yes, and eventually he did, but it left him wondering: “Why would anyone ask that question in the first place?” The answer, of course, is this week’s Gospel lesson from John 3:1-17, where Jesus insists that Nicodemus must be born again. What does that mean? And what about you? Have you been “born again”?

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