Born from Above – April 17, 2023

Bible Study: (1:43)

Acts 4:23-31

  • Father explains some of the meanings of the word ‘God’

Jn 3:1-8

  • What does it mean to be born from above? 
  • What is religious consensus 


  • (28:13) – What does it mean to cast lots? 
  • (31:44) – Listener forgave her husband for cheating on her

Word of the Day: Rabim (Many)


  • (39:28) – 1 and 2 Maccabees, when was it accepted as canonical before the Council of Trent?
  • (41:20) – Question about the guard’s ear who was cut off and Jesus healing the ear, where in the Bible?
  • (42:56) – Who is most responsible for the humiliation and assaulting of Jesus.  Was it the Romans?
  • (47:04) – Comment on being saved by salvation alone and about yesterday’s 2nd reading?
  • (49:51) – What does he mean by original tongues, like Aramaic and also the diff b/w ‘reborn’ and ‘born above’?
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