The beginning or origin of life, in which a living creature comes into the world. Scripture draws a distinction between physical and spiritual birth, insisting that a person must be not only physically but also spiritually born in order to have life to the full.
The necessity of spiritual birth
Being born again Jn 3:3
The agents of the new birth: word and Spirit
The fruit of the new birth: holiness and love
Spiritual birth and the nation of Israel
Birth seen as entry into a condition or status
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