Lots of people get very excited when a new baby is announced. Why do we love those cuddly babies so much? I know for me getting pregnant always brought such a feeling of wonder and excitement and possibility. Who will this new little person be? What characteristics will they have? What will they look like?
Well, John in the Bible talks about a different kind of new birth. He says in John 3:3, 15-16:
of God ... so that whoever believes will in Him have eternal life. For God so
loved the world that He gave His one and only Son, that whoever believes in
Him shall not perish, but have eternal life.
who stands and hears him, rejoices greatly because of the bridegroom's
voice. So this joy of mine has been made full. He must increase,
but I must decrease. He who believes in the Son has