In John 3, Nicodemus and Jesus discuss the serpent incident where God’s people were asked to look up in trust rather than down at a present threat. Christ invites us to recognize him present in the world and to trust in him more than our problems or worries. Pastor Craig preaches this message entitled: Drawn to the Light.
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Just as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, so must the Son of Man be lifted up.
To explain the salvation of God to the religious leader, Nicodemus, Jesus refers to the scripture passage quoted in today’s first reading. Just as those who looked upon the bronze serpent were healed, so people will be saved when they behold Christ lifted up on the cross.