The story of Nicodemus is chiefly chronicled in the Gospel of John chapter 3 verses 1-21, where he had the iconic conversation on salvation with Jesus. Nicodemus is also mentioned in John 7:50-51 and later again in John 19:39. When we piece the entire story of Nicodemus together we see him go from believing that Jesus is a teacher but only visiting Him under the cover of darkness (John 3:2) to boldly defending Him before other Pharisees (John 7:50-51) and finally to assisting in His burial after the crucifixion (John 19:39). What does Nicodemus teach us on the topic of faith?
Tag: New Testament
Justify Your Inclusion 2
So in our last post we looked at how the Old Testament came together. We realized it was a slow and organic process, contrary to the conspiracy theories we’ve encountered in the media. Today in Justify your Inclusion Pt 2 we are going to look at the formation and canonization of the 27 books of…