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W
HY
did not the Pharisee,
Nicodemus, understand
when Jesus said
to
him: "Except
a man be born again, he cannot
see the kingdom of God"?
WHY
do people not understand those
words today?
How
MANY
know, today, that Jesus'
Gospel was a sensational, never.before pro–
claimed
NEWS ANNOUNCEMENT?
Jesus Was a Newscaster
Those in Judea knew - or should have known -
Malachi's prophecy concerning this.
It
was the Gospel of
God - and the word "gospel" means
GOOD NEWS!
Jesus was a
NEWSCASTER.
His news was something
absolutely
NEW -
never before proclaimed to mankind.
It
was
the most wonderful
NEWS
ever reported. Actually
almost too wonderful for humans to believe.
It
was news
of the utterly transcendent potential of man.
A humorous columnist wrote a bit on the news
printed in daily newspapers.
It
is actually
NOT
news, he
insisted, since
it
is a reporting of events that already have
happened. Therefore it is no longer
NEW,
but
OLD
when
printed. He insisted it really ought to be called OLDS!
The tremendous Message that Jesus brought was