Wednesday, May 11, 2011

John 3:9-10

“How can this be?” Nicodemus asked. “You are Israel’s teacher,” said Jesus, “and do you not understand these things?

Jesus gently mocks Nicodemus, but at the same time continues to undermine the Old religion. First the purification rituals, then the idea of Temple sacrifice, now the Rabbinical authority. The old has gone.

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