What is Regeneration Anyways?




Natural birth comes by way of our human parents. However regeneration is a supernatural birth resulting in children who are born of God (John 1:13). This new birth is of eternal importance, as Jesus told Nicodemus without uncertainty: if you want to enter the Kingdom of God, “You must be born again” (John 3:7).

Consider this question: Can you know for certain you’ve been born of God? Yes! First John was written “that you may know you have eternal life” (1 John 5:13). Consider 6 characteristics (excerpted from the writings of 19th century preacher J.C. Ryle) which are a reflection of the new life of those born of God...