The Life of Jesus Christ - Chapter 3 - People who met Jesus during his early work for God - Part 6
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It is interesting to think about the events in John chapters 2-4.
· In Jerusalem, people saw many *miracles. But most people did not really trust God. The leaders in the Temple cheated the people. They pretended that they helped people. In fact they made themselves rich.
· Nicodemus was sincere. He was a very good teacher. Everybody respected him. He went to Jesus because he really wanted to know the truth.
· A woman lived in Samaria whom nobody would speak to. She lived a bad life. But Jesus changed her. She went to tell the people that she knew about Jesus. She was a Samaritan. The Samaritans and the Jews were enemies. Perhaps they disagreed more than any other people in history. Yet Jesus, a Jew, changed her, a Samaritan.
· A royal official obeyed Jesus. This showed that he trusted Jesus. This is what we all need to do.
Jesus changed many people. We read about that too in the Book of Acts. Jesus knew how to help all kinds of people. He helped somebody from a palace. He helped a thief who was dying on a *cross. He can help us now, if we ask Him. He will always answer us. It does not matter if we are old or young. It does not matter if we are men or women. It does not matter if we are rich or poor. It does not matter what country we live in. The *Lord Jesus Christ is the *Saviour of everybody.
Here is a prayer for someone who wants to trust God for the first time:
Reading: John 3 and 4.
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