Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Living Spiritual Rhythms–September 17

Jesus has a multiplicity of voices. When Jesus is recorded as saying something to Nicodemus, he speaks in one manner, yet when it’s recounted that he has a dialogue with a Samaritan woman, he does so in another. This surplus of voices should not be missed, as it shows readers that Jesus is willing to proclaim his message in the context of the life of the one he’s talking to. Being born from above and living water both have a number of referents, but culminate in the possibility of receiving a never ending life.