Born Again


What is the meaning of the Biblical phrase ‘born again’?
This is the question we intend to discuss today.
The best passage to learn about born again is the famous conversation between Nicodemus and Jesus Apostle John recorded this conversation his gospel in 21 verses.
Let us read certain passages from this conversation and try to understand the real meaning of ‘born again’ experience.

Crucifixion and the Roman Triumph

Mark 4:11 says:
And He said to them, "To you it has been given to know the mystery of the kingdom of God; but to those who are outside, all things come in parables,” (NKJV)

Certain mysteries of the Kingdom of God is wrapped in parables so that the chosen people may know it and the outside people may not understand it.
Such a mystery is presented by Mark in his narration of the crucifixion of Jesus.
This study is intended to unveil the mystery in Mark’s narration for those who are chosen by God to receive His Grace and salvation.

Son of Man and Son of God

Theologians have been trying to decode the meaning of the expressions “Son of Man” and “Son of God” for a long time.
Even after long discussions for centuries, interpretation of the terms remains a challenge.

“Son of Man” and “Son of God” are two titles that Jesus used to speak of Himself.
They are not equal or similar terms; their meaning is different and unrelated to each other.
So let us discuss these terms under different categories.

Daniel’s vision of four beasts


The book of Daniel is mainly considered as a prophetic book which speaks about the last days.
Daniel’s interpretation of the king Nebuchadnezzar’s dream in chapter 2 and Daniel’s visions in chapters 7 belong to a genre of prophecy termed "apocalyptic."
The word comes from the Greek apokalypsis, which means "revelation, making fully known, take the cover off,"

Nebuchadnezzar’s Dream


Nebuchadnezzar was the king of Babylon from approximately 605 BC until 562 BC.
He is considered as the greatest king of the Babylonian Empire.
He greatly expanded the Babylonian Empire and conquered Jerusalem in 586 BC
Nebuchadnezzar receives attention in the book of Daniel, chapters 1 - 4, appearing as the main character, beside Daniel.