Then Nicodemus

Lord please save me from me again

THE RIVER WALK

This blog is best read after reading both Nicodemus and The Crowd.

Nicodemus Redux

Then Nicodemus, the leader who had met with Jesus earlier, spoke up. “Is it legal to convict a man before he is given a hearing?” he asked. They replied, “Are you from Galilee, too? Search the Scriptures and see for yourself—no prophet ever comes from Galilee!” (John 7:50-52)

Read: 1 Kings 15:16 – 17:7, 2 Chronicles 16:1 – 17:19

Relate: Then Nicodemus… I love those two words. They carry irony. They carry power. Some of the Pharisees had just finished saying, “Not one of us believes in Him.” Then Nicodemus…

One of them shouted out in anger, “A curse upon Him!” Then Nicodemus…

A few months earlier this religious leader barely had the courage to come to Jesus in the middle of the night. But he did. He listened. Then Nicodemus…

Then Nicodemus, scared Nicodemus, stood up before…

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