Such a stumbling-block to the Jews and to the Greeks foolishness was faith in the crucified Nazarene as a way of deliverance from eternal perdition. John 3:21 (MSG) It is impossible for a sharper line of distinction to be drawn between Christ and all human teachers, even when divinely commissioned and speaking by the power of the Holy Ghost. Here, also, is the great gospel duty, to believe in Jesus Christ. John 3:16, Jesus faith love) KJV. We must be entirely different from what we were before, as that which begins to be at any time, is not, and cannot be the same with that which was before. John 3:21 (DBY) ", "But he who practices the truth comes to the Light, so that his deeds may be manifested as having been wrought in God. Jesus has come “from above,” “from heaven.” 181 Jesus is “from above”; John is “from the earth.” Second, Jesus is superior to John … John 3:21 (WBT) Ænon . "And the same John had his raiment of camel's hair, and a leathern girdle about his loins; and his … [⇑ See verse text ⇑] When we have a clear conscience, we can have great confidence before God. Following the dialogue between Jesus and Nicodemus (John 3:1-10), verse 16 does fall within a discourse (3:11-21) in which Jesus offers a kind of summation of God’s good purposes for the world. 33. hath set to His seal, &c.--gives glory to God whose words Christ speaks, not as prophets and apostles by a partial communication of the Spirit to them. For 33 years, he served as pastor of Bethlehem Baptist Church, Minneapolis, Minnesota. But he that doeth the truth cometh to the light, that his works may be made manifest, that they have been wrought in God. ”, But those who do what is true come to the light, so that it may be clearly seen that their deeds have been done in God.". Mine it is to point the burdened to the Lamb of God that taketh away the sin of the world, to tell them there is Balm in Gilead, and a Physician there. John 3:21 (LEB) We are saved by grace. But he that doeth truth cometh to the light, that his deeds may be made manifest, that they are wrought in God.". But those who do what is true come to the light in order that the light may show that what they did was in obedience to God. But he who does what is honest and right comes to the light, in order that his actions may be plainly shown to have been done in God. He that doeth truth — He that practiseth truth: that is, "is exercised in righteousness and goodness." But the confidence we have in God's approval is conditional. It means to me..when we do things in Jesus light , … Our Saviour spoke of the necessity and nature of regeneration or the new birth, and at once directed Nicodemus to the source of holiness of the heart. condemned already--Rejecting the one way of deliverance from that "condemnation" which God gave His Son to remove, and so wilfully remaining condemned. But he who does what is true comes to the light, that it may be clearly seen that his deeds have been wrought in God. But he that doth truth commeth to the light that his dedes might be knowen how that they are wrought in God. Said I not unto you, I am not the Christ? The wind bloweth where it listeth for us; God directs it. shall not see life--The contrast here is striking: The one has already a life that will endure for ever--the other not only has it not now, but shall never have it--never see it. He has said, Look and be saved, look and live; lift up the eyes of your faith to Christ crucified. Paul is referring to the opposing groups in the church at Corinth, which he mentioned in 1 Corinthians 1:12. The wicked world keep as far from this light as they can, lest their deeds should be reproved. But he that doeth truth cometh to the light, that his deeds may be made manifest, that they are wrought in God. It is not wrought by any wisdom or power of our own, but by the power of the blessed Spirit. How, &c.--Though the subject still confounds Nicodemus, the necessity and possibility of the new birth is no longer the point with him, but the nature of it and how it is brought about [LUTHARDT]. God was in Christ reconciling the world to himself, and so saving it. of The Father loveth, have the "delivering over of all things into the hands of the Son," while here we have the deep spring of that august act in the Father's ineffable "love of the Son.". The reason why John records Nicodemus’s conversation with Jesus, is that in spite of … In this observe the deadly and destructive nature of sin. What, to any thinking Israelite, could seem more unlikely than that a deadly poison should be dried up in his body by simply looking on a reptile of brass? See the powerful remedy against this fatal malady. Whoever does the truth comes to the light so that it can be seen that their actions were done in God. The same word signifies both the wind and the Spirit. Commentary on John 3:22-36 (Read John 3:22-36) John was fully satisfied with the place and work assigned him; but Jesus came on a more important work. Jesus, the Light—Sum of All Truth. Stung by serpents, by a serpent they are healed. glory: cometh to the light; That which is born, &c.--A great universal proposition; "That which is begotten carries within itself the nature of that which begat it" [OLSHAUSEN]. if after a few mornings and evenings spent in unthinking mirth, carnal pleasure, and riot, we die in our sins, and lie down in sorrow? Romans 3:21. From all this is shown the happiness of true believers; he that believeth in Christ is not condemned. John 3:21 (CEB) The Baptist here virtually says, Would it were so, but alas! Spurgeon rightly says that "Sometimes our heart condemns us, but, in doing so, it gives a wrong verdict, and then we have the satisfaction of being able to take the case into a higher court, for 'God is greater than our heart, and knows all things.'" He does this so that it will be easy to see that what he has done is with God's help.". The Bible uses the expression “born again” only a few times. By "fiery serpents" bitten--serpents, probably, with skin spotted fiery red [KURTZ]--the instrument of cure is a serpent of brass or copper, having at a distance the same appearance. (Compare John 3:26 with John 1:28 ). to will and to do: or, "according to God", as others render it; But he that does truth comes to the light, that his deeds may be made manifest, that they are wrought in God. the kingdom of God--whether in its beginnings here ( Luke 16:16 ), or its consummation hereafter ( Matthew 25:34 , Ephesians 5:5 ). Verses 22-36 John was fully satisfied with the place and work assigned him; but Jesus came on a more important work. But he that doeth truth cometh to the light, that his deeds may be made manifest, that they are wrought in God.". But whoever does what is true comes to the light, so that it may be clearly seen that his works have been carried out in God.". be born again--or, as it were, begin life anew in relation to God; his manner of thinking, feeling, and acting, with reference to spiritual things, undergoing a fundamental and permanent revolution. Many think that cannot be proved, which they cannot believe. But people who do what is true come to the light so that the things they do for God may be clearly seen. John 3:21 (RHE) ", &c. ye receive not, &c.--referring to the class to which Nicodemus belonged, but from which he was beginning to be separated in spirit. Nicodemus observes the miracles Jesus performs, knowing he has never performed even one miracle. This phrase often occurs as the character of a good man: compare. Jesus speaks in simple terms, but His message has great power. Ephesians 2:5 says so explicitly. But the one doing HaEmes comes to the Ohr that his ma’asim hamitzot may be manifested, that they have been wrought in Hashem. How great is the sin of unbelievers! We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. John 3:21 But whoever practices the truth comes into the Light, so that it may be seen clearly that what he has done has been accomplished in God." 1, 2. In both cases the remedy was divinely provided. and him may be known"; that such deeds may be discovered, which 16. (1-21) The baptism of John of Christ John's testimony. If any so far slight either their disease by sin, or the method of cure by Christ, as not to receive Christ upon his own terms, their ruin is upon their own heads. This uses the same term used to describe Jesus as the "true" Light in John 1:9. He desires to know what the will of God is, and to do it, though against his own worldly interest. 1 Corinthians Commentary > chapter 3. We have here a notice of Christ's two distinct natures in one person, so that while he is the Son of man, yet he is in heaven. But he that doeth truth cometh to the light, that his deeds may be made manifest, that they are wrought in God. 13. no man hath ascended, &c.--There is something paradoxical in this language--"No one has gone up but He that came down, even He who is at once both up and down." Both methods are stumbling to human reason. While the preacher is inevitably tempted to focus in this sermon on John 3:16, rightly called the world’s most famous Bible verse, it would be good to remember that the single verse of John 3:16 — or any other verse, for that matter — is not canonical in and of itself. Search a pre-defined list ... Sermon Notes for Lamentations 3:21 … But he that doeth truth, cometh to the light, that his deeds may be made manifest, that they are wrought in God. (1 John 3:21-24 RSV) You will notice that this is the other side of the case. What has been honored to bring such multitudes to the feet of Christ? NET RSV ASV YLT DBY WEB HNV. Salem Media Group. Christ's discourse of gospel truths, ver. right", so the Persic; that which is according to the will of Everlasting life could only be had by faith in Him, and might be thus obtained; whereas all those, who believe not in the Son of God, cannot partake of salvation, but the wrath of God for ever rests upon them. ὁ δὲ ποιῶν τὴν ἀλήθειαν ἔρχεται πρὸς τὸ φῶς, ἵνα φανερωθῇ αὐτοῦ τὰ ἔργα ὅτι ἐν θεῷ ἐστιν εἰργασμένα. ", But those who follow the true way come to the light, and it shows that the things they do were done through God. We are shapen in iniquity, which makes it necessary that our nature be changed. 4. Enough for me to be the Bridegroom's friend, sent by Him to negotiate the match, privileged to bring together the Saviour and those He is come to seek and to save, and rejoicing with joy unspeakable if I may but 'stand and hear the Bridegroom's voice,' witnessing the blessed espousals. See Ephesians 5:9. John Stott - John does not mean to imply that God hears and answers our prayers merely for the subjective reason that we have a clear conscience and an uncondemning heart. 23. or "by God"; by his assistance, and gracious influence, without But he whose life is true comes to the light, so that it may be clearly seen that his acts have been done by the help of God. Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. How would Nicodemus' narrow Judaism become invisible in the blaze of this Sun of righteousness seen rising on "the world" with healing in His wings! How great is the misery of unbelievers! The Bride is not mine, why should the people stay with me?? baptized--in the sense explained in John 4:2 . But he who does what is honest and right comes to the light, in order that his actions may be plainly shown to have been done in God. Verse Thoughts Many self-righteous Christians take this verse out of its Biblical context to mean that God has effectively signed a blank check, which allows His children to fill in a simple prayer request to ensure that they get whatever they want - in order to fulfil their fleshly lusts. being brought to the light, to the test, and standard, whether But anyone working and living in truth and reality welcomes God-light so the work can be seen for the God-work it is. ", John 3:21 (CJB) Ask awakened consciences, ask damned sinners, they will tell you, that how charming soever the allurements of sin may be, at the last it bites like a serpent. It could not be saved, but through him; there is no salvation in any other. Answer: As with any single verse or passage, we discern what it teaches by first filtering it through what we know the Bible teaches on the subject at hand. Here is God's love in giving his Son for the world. But those who do what is true come to the light, so that it may be clearly seen that their deeds have been done in God.". Therefore he loves and "comes to the light," that all he is and does, being thus thoroughly tested, may be seen to have nothing in it but what is divinely wrought and divinely approved. 32. what he hath seen and and no man receiveth, &c.--John's disciples had said, "All come to Him" ( John 3:26 ). Rather, it is part … Continue reading "Commentary on John 3:1-21" And until we have grace to do this, we shall not be cured, but still are wounded with the stings of Satan, and in a dying state. ", John 3:21 (CSB) Here it is still further veiled--though to us who know what it means, rendered vastly more instructive--by reference to the brazen serpent. Already had the symbol of water been embodied in an initiatory ordinance, in the baptism of the Jewish expectants of Messiah by the Baptist, not to speak of the baptism of Gentile proselytes before that; and in the Christian Church it was soon to become the great visible door of entrance into "the kingdom of God," the reality being the sole work of the Holy Ghost ( Titus 3:5 ). What to kindle in the cold and selfish breasts of mortals the fires of self-sacrificing love to mankind, as these words of transparent simplicity, yet overpowering majesty? But he who does what is true comes to the light, that it may be clearly seen that his deeds have been wrought in God. We cannot otherwise expect any benefit by Christ; it is necessary to our happiness here and hereafter. That which is true, right and good: "he whose work is just", as 25, 26. between some of--rather, "on the part of." But anyone working and living in truth and reality welcomes God-light so the work can be seen for the God-work it is. canst not tell, &c.--The laws which govern the motion of the winds are even yet but partially discovered; but the risings, failings, and change in direction many times in a day, of those gentle breezes here referred to, will probably ever be a mystery to us: So of the operation of the Holy Ghost in the new birth. John 1:19b: “… men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds are evil.” This phrase contains several significant truths about sin. A commonly used phrase is “born again Christian” often in the context of distinguishing between Christians who are “born again” and those not. 14-16. But whoever does what is true comes to the light, so that it may be clearly seen that his works have been carried out in God.". they are condemned already; which speaks a certain condemnation; a present condemnation. Jhn 3:21 But he that doeth truth cometh to the light, that his deeds may be made manifest, that they are wrought in God. And as Moses, &c.--Here now we have the "heavenly things," as before the "earthly," but under a veil, for the reason mentioned in John 3:12 . cannot see--can have no part in (just as one is said to "see life," "see death," &c.). but he who is doing the truth doth come to the light, that his works may be manifested, that in God they are having been wrought. John 3:21 (ESV) The wind, &c.--Breath and spirit (one word both in Hebrew and Greek) are constantly brought together in Scripture as analogous ( Job 27:3 , 33:4 , Ezekiel 37:9-14 ). “Men loved darkness.” The past tense (Greek aorist) could be translated, “Men set their love on darkness” (Morris, p. 233). 8. The words of Jesus were the words of God; he had the Spirit, not by measure, as the prophets, but in all fulness. God so loved the world; so really, so richly. 26. John 3:21 (YLT) ", John 3:21 (NCV) heavenly things--the things of the new and more heavenly evangelical economy, only to be fully understood after the effusion of the Spirit from heaven through the exalted Saviour. We must have a new nature, new principles, new affections, new aims. have seen--that is, by absolute knowledge and immediate vision of God, which "the only-begotten Son in the bosom of the Father" claims as exclusively His own ( John 1:18 ). John 3:21 (WEB) Article Images Copyright © 2021 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. which ought to be the aim, and end of every action. John hangs his whole argument on several key premises. Though "condemnation" is to many the issue of Christ's mission ( John 3:19 ), it is not the object of His mission, which is purely a saving one. 34. for God giveth not the Spirit by measure--Here, again, the sharpest conceivable line of distinction is drawn between Christ and all human-inspired teachers: "They have the Spirit in a limited degree; but God giveth not [to Him] the Spirit by measure." We are saved when and if God chooses to save us. It is also probable that Christ had reference to the ordinance of baptism. John 3:21 (GW) ”, John 3:21 (NRS) Except, &c.--This blunt and curt reply was plainly meant to shake the whole edifice of the man's religion, in order to lay a deeper and more enduring foundation. Salem Media Group. John 3:21 (KJVA) So that though a man "could enter a second time into his mother's womb and be born," he would be no nearer this "new birth" than before ( Job 14:4 , Psalms 51:5 ). . There is also a condemnation grounded on their former guilt; they are open to the law for all their sins; because they are not by faith interested in the gospel pardon. Jesus Christ came to save us by pardoning us, that we might not die by the sentence of the law. (So strongly did the Baptist feel this contrast that the last clause just repeats the first). But he that doth truth That which is true, right and good: "he whose work is just", as the Ethiopic version renders it; or, "he that does that which is right", so the Persic; that which is according to the will of God, and from a principle of love to him, and with a view to his glory: cometh to the light; John 3:21 (NIV) Not that all those, and those only, that are baptized, are saved; but without that new birth which is wrought by the Spirit, and signified by baptism, none shall be subjects of the kingdom of heaven. How, &c.--The figure of the new birth, if it had been meant only of Gentile proselytes to the Jewish religion, would have been intelligible enough to Nicodemus, being quite in keeping with the language of that day; but that Jews themselves should need a new birth was to him incomprehensible. Behold and wonder, that the great God should love such a worthless world! (22-36), Verses 1-8 Nicodemus was afraid, or ashamed to be seen with Christ, therefore came in the night. 1:13 , and its tendency is to heaven. Doubtless many bitten Israelites, galling as their case was, would reason rather than obey, would speculate on the absurdity of expecting the bite of a living serpent to be cured by looking at a piece of dead metal in the shape of one--speculate thus till they died. (Compare 2 Kings 5:12 ). Something is wrong, whereby such a life begins as shall last for ever. But everyone who does what is true comes to the light, so that all may see that his actions are accomplished through God. What does it signify though we are well able to act our parts in life, in every other respect, if at last we hear from the Supreme Judge, "Depart from me, I know you not, ye workers of iniquity?" But he that doth truth commeth to the light that his dedes might be knowen how that they are wrought in God. ", But those who do what is right come to the light so others can see that they are doing what God wants. The crucifixion of Messiah is twice after this veiled under the same lively term--"uplifting," John 8:28 , John 12:32 John 12:33 . Though he has been a great sinner, yet he is not dealt with according to what his sins deserve. John 3:22-36 . Salim--on the west of Jordan. He did not talk with Christ about state affairs, though he was a ruler, but about the concerns of his own soul and its salvation, and went at once to them. It is then further explained by the Lord Jesus. At this rate, thou shalt soon have no disciples at all." Instead of this, he is virtually told that he has raised a question which he is not in a capacity to solve, and that before approaching it, his spiritual vision required to be rectified by an entire revolution on his inner man. 6-8. John 3:16 says, “For God so loved the world that He gave His one and only Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish but have eternal life.” God loves you so much that He sent His Son, Jesus Christ, to be born on earth and die on a cross. God is the "HE THAT IS," and heaven is the dwelling-place of his holiness. For our Lord's proposition is universal, that no fallen man is or can be spiritual without a regenerating operation of the Holy Ghost, and the necessity of a spiritual obedience under whatever name, in opposition to mere mechanical services, is proclaimed throughout all the Old Testament. But he who does what is true comes to the light, that it may be clearly seen that his deeds have been wrought in God. ', Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Concise), Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible, California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. 19. this is the condemnation, &c.--emphatically so, revealing the condemnation already existing, and sealing up under it those who will not be delivered from it. But he who does the truth comes to the light, that his deeds may be clearly seen, that they have been done in God. In both cases the remedy is conspicuously displayed; in the one case on a pole, in the other on the cross, to "draw all men unto Him" ( John 12:32 ). John 3:21 (ASV) But the real meaning underlying this word, as understood by us today, is found in the word worth. But anyone who lives by the truth comes into the light. The Master "cometh from above"--descending from His proper element, the region of those "heavenly things" which He came to reveal, and so, although mingling with men and things on the earth, is not "of the earth," either in Person or Word. John 3:21 (WYC) ", John 3:21 (NIRV) Jesus does. The love of God is shed abroad in his heart by the Holy Ghost, and is become the commanding principle of his actions. RVR60 VUL WLC LXX mGNT TR . Yochanan 3:21 (OJB) This is the situation when our hearts do not condemn us. But he who does the truth comes to the light, that his works may be revealed, that they have been done with God.". But he that doth truth cometh to the light, that his works may be made manifest: because they are done in God. Matthew 14:3-12 – Story of John’s arrest and murder. But he who does the truth comes to the light, that his works may be revealed, that they have been done in God.". a man--not a Jew merely; the necessity is a universal one. Whose is the Bride but the Bridegroom's? The knowledge of this must be from above, and can be received by faith alone. What does it signify though we have food to eat in plenty, and variety of raiment to put on, if we are not born again? Birth is the beginning of life; to be born again, is to begin to live anew, as those who have lived much amiss, or to little purpose. Say ye, then, they go from me to Him? 31-34. NIGHT INTERVIEW OF NICODEMUS WITH JESUS. John 3:21. but he that practises the truth comes to the light, that his works may be manifested that they have been wrought in God. To a Jewish ecclesiastic, so familiar with the symbolical application of water, in every variety of way and form of expression, this language was fitted to show that the thing intended was no other than a thorough spiritual purification by the operation of the Holy Ghost. but he that practises the truth comes to the light, that his works may be manifested that they have been wrought in God. they, are right, or wrong; and that it may appear. Marvel not, &c.--If a spiritual nature only can see and enter the kingdom of God; if all we bring into the world with us be the reverse of spiritual; and if this spirituality be solely of the Holy Ghost, no wonder a new birth is indispensable. But he that doeth the truth cometh to the light, that his works may be made manifest, that they have been wrought in God. But he acknowledged his ignorance, which shows a desire to be better informed. Whoever does the truth comes to the light so that it can be seen that their actions were done in God. Which is a really an incorrect distinction, for all true Christians have been “born again” But what does it mean to be “born again”? But the one who practices the truth comes to the light, in order that his deeds may be revealed, that they are done in God. John Piper is founder and teacher of desiringGod.org and chancellor of Bethlehem College & Seminary. John 1:29-35 – John testified about Jesus. JESUS IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD OF THE BAPTIST--HIS NOBLE TESTIMONY TO HIS MASTER. He does this so that it will be easy to see that what he has done is with God's help.". For God so loved, &c.--What proclamation of the Gospel has been so oft on the lips of missionaries and preachers in every age since it was first uttered? "From this moment Nicodemus says nothing more, but has sunk unto a disciple who has found his true teacher. God sent One to save us, that was dearest to himself; and shall he not be dearest to us? God having given him to be our Prophet, Priest, and King, we must give up ourselves to be ruled, and taught, and saved by him. Nor is it merely as something that should be experienced under the Gospel that the Old Testament holds it forth--as many distinguished critics allege, denying that there was any such thing as regeneration before Christ. The present tense "giveth," very aptly points out the permanent communication of the Spirit by the Father to the Son, so that a constant flow and reflow of living power is to be understood (Compare John 1:15 ) [OLSHAUSEN]. But he that does truth comes to the light, that his deeds may be made manifest, that they are wrought in God. that they are wrought in God; The words of prophets and apostles are undeniable and most precious truth; but in the words of Christ we hear a voice as from the excellent Glory, the Eternal Word making Himself heard in our own flesh. He shows the Author of this blessed change. We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. Article Images Copyright © 2021 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. But anyone who lives by the truth comes to the light, so that his works may be shown to be accomplished by God.". But those who do what is true come to the light in order that the light may show that what they did was in obedience to God. A man can receive, &c.--assume nothing, that is, lawfully and with any success; that is, Every man has his work and sphere appointed him from above, Even Christ Himself came under this law ( Hebrews 5:4 ). The servants, on the contrary, springing of earth, are of the earth, and their testimony, even though divine in authority, partakes necessarily of their own earthiness. Rabbi, &c.--"Master, this man tells us that He to whom thou barest such generous witness beyond Jordan is requiting thy generosity by drawing all the people away to Himself. But he that doeth truth, cometh to the light, that his works be showed, that they be done in God. In whatever our heart condemns us - Converse stated in 1Jn 3:21 "if your heart does not condemn us." 1 John 3:19-24. This is the "Israelite, indeed, in whom is no guile.". But though he came by night, Jesus bid him welcome, and hereby taught us to encourage good beginnings, although weak. ", 7. 1 John 3:21 Beloved, if our heart condemn us not, then have we confidence toward God. Christians do not belong to their church leaders 1 Corinthians 3:21-23. Proud member according to the will of God, both for matter and manner: or "for In 1 John 3:19-24, John reminds me here that God is at work and my feelings are not always (or maybe even often) capable of telling me the truth about who I am in Christ. Christ is plainly set forth to us in the gospel. All who keep his commandments abide in him, and he in them. In a word, the consequences of disobedience are the same in both. 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