Last week, we saw Nicodemus secretly meet Jesus by night – he was still in the dark as to who Jesus was, but he was intrigued. Jesus told him he needed to be born again from above – to be born of water and Spirit. In other words, he needed the “new heart” that Ezekiel spoke about long before hand – the Spirit of God that would move people to obey him from the heart, rather than from external constraints like the Law.
How can we be born again?
But how does that work, exactly? We don’t know, because we’re not God. As Jesus says:
John 3:8 The wind blows wherever it pleases…