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Just What Do You Mean .. BORN
AGAIN!
is
flesh - a born
human.
That which is born of the Spirit
(God)
is
spirit - a born SPIRIT PERSON!
A mortal human life
starts
when a sperm cell from
the body of the father impregnates - imparts physical
LIFE to- an ovum (egg cell)
in
the mother. At this point
the father begets, sires. He does not "bring forth": the
mother does that, later. His part in the PROCESS leading
to final birth
is
then
done.
BUT THERE IS ATIME ELEMENT.
At the TIME of begettal, birth (parturition) has not YET
occurred.
It
is necessary to make this explanation, at this point,
because the popular deception of a deceived traditional
"Christianity"
is
to
claim
that when one "receives Christ"
- "accepts Christ" - "professes Christ" - or first
receives God's Holy Spirit to dwell in him, that he is
already "BORN AGAIN."
First, then, notice the physical type and comparison.
The TIME Element
In human physical reproduction, there
is
a TIME
ELEMENT. From impregnation -
begettal
on the part of
the father - having
conceived
on the part of the mother
- to BIRTH, or
parturition,
or being delivered from the
mother's womb is a TIME ELEMENT of nine months.
That nineĀ·month period is called
gestation.
Upon
conception, the now fertilized
ovum
is called an
embryo.
A few months later, it is called a fetus. But
during
this
nine-month period of
gestation,
we do not speak of the
embryo-fetus as having been
born.
It
is
in
the PROCESS
toward birth.
It
is the child of its parents. But it is then
the
unborn
child of its parents. The father has already
begotten it - sired it. But the mother has not yet given
birth
to it. Yet it is, during the gestation period, the
unborn
child of its parents.
Now
in
being "born again," the PROCESS of this birth
begins when Gon's divine SPIRIT-LIFE is imparted to us
by the Holy Spirit, from His very PERSON, entering to
dwell within us. Repeat, from Romans 8:
"But
if
the Spirit of him that raised up Jesus from
the dead dwell in you, he that raised up Christ from the