Max Lucado 3:16 – The Numbers of Hope: January 30, 2016

[“…born again” (John 3:3).]  Check the strategically selected word again.  The Greek language offers two choices for again: 1) palin, which means a repetition of an act; to redo what was done earlier, [and] 2) anoten, which also depicts a repeated action, but requires the original source to repeat it.  It means “from above, from a higher place, things which come from heaven or God.”  In other words, the one who did the work the first time does it again.  This is the word Jesus chose.

Max Lucado

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