1 Masdan ninyo kung gaanong pagibig ang ipinagkaloob sa atin ng Ama, upang tayo’y mangatawag na mga anak ng Dios; at tayo’y gayon nga. Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright ©1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. But to all who received him, who believed in his name, he gave power to become children of God, who were born, not of blood or of the will of the flesh or of the will of man, but of God. 5 At ang ilaw ay lumiliwanag sa kadiliman; at ito'y hindi napagunawa ng kadiliman. You scratch your head in agony over not knowing what to do. Sometimes I feel like I don’t know anything. Why do people kill children in Greater Philadelphia? Dahil dito'y hindi tayo nakikilala ng sanglibutan, sapagka't siya'y hindi nakilala nito. : 1 Nang masalita ni Jesus ang mga salitang ito, siya'y umalis na kasama ng kaniyang mga alagad na nagsitawid ng batis ng Cedron, na doo'y may isang halamanan, na pinasok niya at ng kaniyang mga alagad. The wind blows where it chooses, and you hear the sound of it, but you do not know where it comes from or where it goes. Jesus’ own disciples are not specifically mentioned; only the world. Well, duh, Jesus answered. But John’s Gospel changes the story. Amen. Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and take your Bible knowledge to a new level this year! But as I do that, I often feel that I actually know very little. You can read the original story in Numbers 21, but here’s the synopsis: snakes were biting little kids in Israel and so God tells Moses to place a fiery serpent [an ancient symbol of knowledge] on a pole so that when people get bitten by the snakes they could look at the snake on the pole and live another day. It blew Nicodemus’ mind! But, as Jesus pointed out, once you let your perspective of the world, yourself, and God outside of the box—you realize you don’t know much at all. God so loves the Nicodemus in all of us. [e](Q) 14 Just as Moses lifted up the snake in the wilderness,(R) so the Son of Man must be lifted up,[f](S) 15 that everyone who believes(T) may have eternal life in him.”[g](U), 16 For God so loved(V) the world that he gave(W) his one and only Son,(X) that whoever believes(Y) in him shall not perish but have eternal life. 15 So he made a whip out of cords, and drove all from the temple courts, both sheep and cattle; he scattered the coins of the money changers and overturned their tables. 11:24-27 1 Peter 1:6-7 (H) 6 Flesh gives birth to flesh, but the Spirit[b] gives birth to spirit. He has developed theatre arts curriculum for use in worship, youth groups, education, and group-building. Papyrus 9, dating from the 3rd century, has surviving parts of chapter 4, verses 11–12 and 14–17. But actually, the Pharisees and Jesus had a lot more in common than we think. Our bodies are not separated from our souls. 2 Beloved, we are God's children now, and what we will be has not yet appeared; but we know that when he appears  we shall be like him, because we shall see him as he is. John 3:1–8 You Must Be Born Again. Human translations with examples: john 3: 1617, daniel 3:1618. John 3:1-17. The grammar of 1 John 3:6 indicates that John is speaking of a settled, continued lifestyle of sin. And we are so loved that we have plenty of this love flowing out from us in glad response. The reason why the world does not know us is that it did not know him. He got stuck in semantics. John uses an almost spiraling repetition of words and phrases to help the reader see their double meanings. Today is a good day to ask such questions and to struggle with what we do not know. 1 When Jesus had spoken these words, he went forth with his disciples over the brook Cedron, where was a garden, into the which he entered, and his disciples. (informal) Used frequently to form an idea personified John Bull, John Barleycorn (see derivations below). 13 No one has ever gone into heaven(O) except the one who came from heaven(P)—the Son of Man. Josh is also committed to promoting religious pluralism and partnering with people of all faiths and those who identify as atheist or agnostic to build bridges of shared values and cooperation. John 3:13 Some manuscripts Man, who is in heaven; John 3:14 The Greek for lifted up also means exalted. 18: Walang taong nakakita kailanman sa Diyos. “Very truly I tell you, no one can see the kingdom of God unless they are born again. When perspective is small and rigid, it’s easy to say, “I know this or that” with certainty. Proto-Gnostics claimed to have special knowledge; therefore, they could set the standard for spiritual truths. at Princeton Theological Seminary [NJ]. And that’s the best part of all. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre/Speech from Northwestern College (IA). Friends, each day of your lives, embrace your identity as a child of God, no matter what. When we’re infants, we know as much about God as we know when we’re 90. How could a person go back inside mom’s womb? Why do people kill children in Syria? Nicodemus came to Jesus by night. For no one could perform the signs(E) you are doing if God were not with him.”(F), 3 Jesus replied, “Very truly I tell you, no one can see the kingdom of God unless they are born again. 1 John 3:1 Children of God. Water is basically limitless; it goes around, under, and through things. 1 John 3:18 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] 1 John 3:18, NIV: "Dear children, let us not love with words or speech but with actions and in truth." 19: Ito ang patotoo ni Juan nang isugo sa kaniya ng mga Judio ang mga pari at mga Levita mula sa Jerusalem. It’s unpredictable, chaotic, sometimes dangerous, sometimes comforting and soothing. Perhaps there are things going on in your life that you just cannot explain. Not What We Know but What We’ve Been Given. The Muratorian fragment, dated to AD 170, cites chapter 1, verses 1–3 within a discussion of the Gospel of John. The more you try to understand, the less it makes sense. So light, the concept of Jesus as Logos/Word of God, breaks through the darkness and illuminates people with love, grace, and truth. We are drawn to this love; we are surrounded by it and filled with it. Will my sister ever speak to me again? 1 Juan 3:18 - Mumunti kong mga anak, huwag tayong magsiibig ng salita, ni ng dila man; kundi ng gawa at katotohanan. 3 Ang lahat ng mga bagay ay ginawa sa pamamagitan niya; at alin man sa lahat ng ginawa ay hindi ginawa kung wala siya. Judging as John spoke of it here is the opposite of saving (cf. (translation: Tagalog: Ang Dating Biblia (1905)) So he borrowed from Mary, the mother of Jesus: How can this be? 4 Nasa kaniya ang buhay; at ang buhay ay siyang ilaw ng mga tao. 13 When it was almost time for the Jewish Passover, Jesus went up to Jerusalem. 3:19-20. pa noon nabibilanggo si Juan. Some interpreters end the quotation with verse 21. Should I move? 2 Mga minamahal, ngayon ay mga anak tayo ng Dios, at hindi pa nahahayag kung magiging ano tayo. Most likely, this is the 4th Gospel addressing its community and context, for there were many people still on the fence about Jesus. They were avid students of scripture and people of prayer. Actually, throughout my years, I have unsuccessfully attempted to understand and teach the trinity and have watched countless others seek to do the same. He came from a place of confusion; he stumbled over to Jesus. This John wordplay brings together two things that Nicodemus [and most people] always see as separate. All rights reserved worldwide. Is my kid ever going to get better? 1 John 3:17 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] 1 John 3:17, NIV: "If anyone has material possessions and sees a brother or sister in need but has no pity on them, how can the love of God be in that person?" Contextual translation of "john 3:16 17" into Tagalog. 1 John 3:17, ESV: "But if anyone has the world’s goods and sees his brother in need, yet closes his heart against him, how does God’s love abide in him?" When you try to walk in the dark, you stumble and fall down quite a bit. Life can certainly feel like that sometimes. He will yet devote the major part of chapter 4 (verses 7-21) to this theme. God so loves that darkness. Bible > Tagalog: Ang Dating Biblia > 1 John 3 1 Juan 3 ... 18 Mumunti kong mga anak, huwag tayong magsiibig ng salita, ni ng dila man; kundi ng gawa at katotohanan. But in all linguistic cases, the phrase son of humanity is meant to lead us to recognize Jesus’ full humanity and our full humanity. “Very truly I tell you, no one can enter the kingdom of God unless they are born of water and the Spirit. Who knows? You see, we live in this world and oftentimes things can seem pretty bleak. God could have condemned human beings without the Incarnation. 1 John 3:18, KJV: "My little children, let us not love in word, neither in tongue; but in deed and in truth." –Gabriel Zepeda-Rolón In the name of his Son Jesus Christ=Luke 24:47; John 1:12, 3:18, 20:31; 1 Corinthians 6:11; 1 John 5:13. Following the turning of water into wine, the narrator says, "This beginning of Our explanations became too simplistic, superficial, and token. “Surely they cannot enter a second time into their mother’s womb to be born!”, 5 Jesus answered, “Very truly I tell you, no one can enter the kingdom of God unless they are born of water and the Spirit. Do you know what I mean? 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