We mentioned the name of Nicodemus earlier in this series about Christianity’s Core Belief. He was one of two Jewish rulers who buried the body of Jesus of Nazareth after His crucifixion.
“After this, Joseph of Arimathea, being a disciple of Jesus, but secretly, for fear of the Jews, asked Pilate that he might take away the body of Jesus; and Pilate gave him permission. So he came and took the body of Jesus. 39 And Nicodemus, who at first came to Jesus by night, also came, bringing a mixture of myrrh and aloes, about a hundred pounds. 40 Then they took the body of Jesus, and bound it in strips of linen with the spices, as the custom of the Jews is to bury.” John 19:38-40
Let’s take a closer look at this man’s life and what we can learn for our own.
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