In a previous post the scriptures reveal that we enter the kingdom when we are born again. In it Jesus says we must be born of water and the Spirit to enter the kingdom. Let’s see if we can make being born again more clear.
Peter tells us in Acts 2:38
“Then Peter said to them, “Repent, and let every one of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins; and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. 39 For the promise is to you and to your children, and to all who are afar off, as many as the Lord our God will call.”
This is what Jesus is saying in John Chapter 3, When He says, “You must be born of the water and the spirit”. Peter confirms it here:
We have to repent (turn from our wrong doing and turn to God)
Be baptized in the name of Jesus, for the remission of sin. (which is forgiveness for our sins, which reconciles us to God)
And we will receive the Holy Spirit. (to help us remain righteous. Not our righteousness but His in us.)
Being born again is a spiritual birth. Confirming what Paul is teaching us about becoming spiritual. In John 3:3 if we look at the Greek, the original says, “born from above” rather than “born again”.
So this is a key to entering the Kingdom, being born again. What do we do when we get in? Let me know what you think in the comments.