Ultimately, the need to be right is really about being in control, about needing to understand exactly how the world and everything in it works. That’s why, when we’re inevitably confronted with some mystery that we don’t understand and can’t control, it can send us spinning. We see Nicodemus in this exact situation in John 3, as Jesus reveals some confounding and wondrous information to this Churchy Know-It-All.
This Sunday we look at Jesus’ relationship with Nicodemus in our series, Why Can’t We Be Friends? Difficult People Worth Fighting For.