There are three births, which to most Christians may be a mystery, but the Scripture shows it to be so. We need to take a closer look at what Jesus told Nicodemus.

Watch these three expressions: 1. TO SEE. 2. TO ENTER. 3. TO BE BORN.

1. Be born again starts with seeing - to SEE the Kingdom (John 3:3) (Greek SEE, εἴδω eidō, to know and be aware, perceive, understand, to be sure of and to tell about what one comprehends.)  

2. To be born of the water and the Spirit, the WORD and the Holy Spirit, in other words Holy Spirit empowered word. (Isaiah 61:1-3 speaks of the anointing that attract the Holy Spirit). That birth ushers us into God's Kingdom, hence we ENTER. (John 3:5) 

3. Then one is born of the Spirit (and sins no more - 1 John 5:18 the evil one was Cain for 1 John 3:4-9 explains it. It is one Letter of John to us, not many, one message). We become like wind, born out of this world, no one knows whence we come and where we are going (John 3:8).

The start is being born again to see and understand. Most people I deal with, German speaking do not sound like they had the experience. They love Jesus and come to God in prayer but can't comprehend, and grasp spiritual things. After 25 years of preaching to the German speaking people I want to give up. Either they are so much in the flesh or they become dogmatic and very much pretentious. 

Some of us have entered and some of us have been already born of the Spirit and sin no more. 

Many of my friends eat and drink His Word and that's great, but in most of the churches I have ministered, people know very little about the new birth. 

The new birth

Jesus said you MUST be born again. He really used this word MUST. (Greek, δει, DEI, it is necessary, must, need, ought to, you should) in order to see or comprehend God's Kingdom. 

It is the heart that matters to God. If you are used to confessing things in a church, and think that this is enough to be born again, then that's okay, keep it that way. However, if you are unsettled in your spiritual identity and want to know more; if you hunger and desire to know God; then you must be born again.

The new birth is not a sacrament or confession it is an experience after which the individual experiencing the new birth knows that he or she is truly born again. The 'salvation assurance' can be obtained through repeated teachings, but when those teachings are no longer there, doubt may return. Those who are saved (from hell or eternal separation from God) and hold on to God, church, sacraments etc, then when they are about to exit this world they are mentally prepared for this passage saying, "I go to be with the Lord." This is only salvation, which is like checking in to a hotel and signing the registrar book. Your name is written in the Book of Life, but there is so much more.  

1. You must be desperate.

2. Cry to out to God from your heart.

3. Desire the new birth with all the intensity of your heart.

4. Fall on your knees and break your heart confessing the accumulated filth in your life, your sins, hurts, burdens, keep on confessing asking for forgiveness and grace.

5. Say, I want to be born again now. I want to be reborn and enter Your Kingdom Lord Jesus. Come into My mind, My soul, My heart, My spirit and My body. Invite Him in. 

The New Birth experience then follows.

Why Mind, soul, spirit and body?

Mind - To see the Kingdom to understand it. It's His gift.

Soul - To feel Him, His love and experience His touch in our daily lives, every single day, no matter what the circumstance. The soul that sins shall die the Bible says. Soul must be saved and reborn. Its complexities, like a bundle of threats and wires, must be untied and loosened up. 

Heart - The center of your entire being. Cardo (Latin, as Cardiovascular) God is after the core of your being not outward ceremonies. 

Spirit - God bypasses our sinful souls and bodies using only the spirit of life in ministry. (Gifts of the Spirit like tongues, prophecy, knowledge, wisdom and understanding, faith, healing, miracles, power, etc.) Your spirit becomes His property, you surrender it all to Him. 

Body - Your body executes God's will. His Spirit moves your body in service. At the new birth experience also our bodies get healed as they align themselves with the laws of God's Kingdom. The body is then vivified and experiences cleansing from time to time, it is being flushed (toxins go out) and gets renewed. Philips body was the Lord's so that He could transport it as He wanted to. Philip experience the third birth, the birth of the Spirit and beam just like wind. No one knew where he came from or where he was going. 

Pray today and get BORN AGAIN. Be born again so that you might SEE the Kingdom of God. Be born of Water and the Spirit. Be born of the Spirit and be like wind. I pray for you today.

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