Enlightenment of Nicodemus
Yeshua heals many of the sick and maimed who have faith and
gratitude but does not heal those who do not. A high-ranking Pharisee
named Nicodemus comes to see Yeshua secretly that he might learn some of
his teachings. Yeshua teaches him about the light and the darkness and
the importance of conquering the adversary within.
And it came to pass that Yeshua and his wife and his disciples departed
from the temple and went out into the streets of the city.
As they walked among the people of the city, they saw a man sitting on
the ground, weaving a basket with his teeth and one hand, for his other
arm was greatly deformed.
Yeshua came to him and asked what had happened to him, and the man told
him his left arm and leg had both been badly cut by a sword when he was
a young man, and he had been a cripple ever since, but had learned to
weave baskets with his teeth that he might still help support his
Yeshua asked him plainly, “Are you angry with God because of your
“No!” the man cried out. “God has blessed me with my infirmity, for I
could have easily been killed and left my family desolate. I am greatly
blessed, for I still live, and I still hold my wife and children every
day. Surely, God loves me.”
Yeshua gave a warm and loving smile and said unto him, “You are a
faithful father and husband and deserve to be with your family in
wholeness for the years that remain to you. You have shown your love for
Elohim and your family, and now Elohim returns what you have given.”
Yeshua reached out and put his hand on top of the man's head, saying,
“By the love you have for Elohim, by the love you have for your wife and
children, I say unto you, rise up and be made whole.”
In that very instant, the man’s limbs became whole and he rose to his
feet, feeling his arm and leg in disbelief. Then he fell to his knees
before Yeshua, saying through his tears of joy, “O mighty man of God,
thank you for this miracle of miracles.”
Yeshua pulled him to his feet and embraced him, saying, “The love you
have given out has returned to you. Now go to your family.” And the man
ran with joy through the crowd that had gathered.
Then a woman came to him and she had a very thin and pale young girl
with her, and she pleaded to him, “Man of God, please heal my daughter.
She is infested with worms that eat her from within and crawl out
through her skin. I fear she will soon die.”
Yeshua looked at her and asked, “Do you believe that I can heal your
And she replied with tears streaming down her cheeks, “Yes, O man of
God, I do believe.”
Yeshua reached out and gently held the girl’s hand and, looking into the
eyes of the mother, said unto her, “By your faith, so be it.”
Immediately, color returned to the girl’s face, and she embraced her
Throughout the day, the injured and the sick and the maimed came to him
or were brought to him when they could not come on their own. And those
with faith and love and gratitude, he healed, but to those without faith
or love or gratitude, he turned his back and healed them not.
But many were the people that were healed, and within a single day that
which he had done in the temple and the healing of a multitude of people
became talked about in excitement in many parts of Jerusalem.
As the evening began to fall, Yeshua and Miriam and the disciples went
to the outskirts of the city and set up a camp to be in for the
Passover, which they did without disturbance from the people of the
But on the following day, many people from the city came out to the camp
to see Yeshua and many came to be healed.
That night, a high-ranking Pharisee named Nicodemus came to see Yeshua
secretly, for he did not wish to be seen speaking to him in private. But
Yeshua called Miriam and his disciples that they might also hear the
words he spoke to Nicodemus.
And Nicodemus said unto him, “Rabbi, many of my brethren are opposed to
you coming to Jerusalem without authority or position and doing such
things as you have done, unless God is with him.
I am an honest and devout man. I know many things, but I am willing to
still learn things I do not know. Therefore, tell me how it is that a
man can be sure to attain Heaven in the next life?”
Yeshua answered and said unto him, “Verily, verily, I say unto you:
Except a man is born again, he cannot inherit the kingdom of God.”
Nicodemus was perplexed and asked, “How can a man be born again when he
is old? Can he enter a second time into his mother’s womb and be born
Yeshua answered, “Marvel not that I say unto you that you must be born
Elohim is the Father, the Mother, and the Son; therefore, a man must be
born three times to enter into the kingdom of Heaven.
After the birth of the flesh, the repentant of heart must be born of the
water, cleansed of the dirt of the past, renewed with the spirit of God,
sanctified to a new life of purity before God.
Then comes the birth of the spirit and the baptism of fire, and except a
man is born of flesh and of water and of fire, he cannot enter into the
kingdom of Heaven.”
Nicodemus was still confused and asked, “How can these things be?”
Yeshua answered and said unto him, “Are you not a high teacher of the
Children of Israel? How can you not understand these things?
The simple truth comes from my lips, but you hear it not. Open your
ears, Nicodemus. Even more, open your heart, for I testify of the true
Celestine Light of Elohim and only by it will you be illuminated in
If I speak to you of earthly things and you do not believe my words or
cannot comprehend my teachings, how will you believe or comprehend when
I tell you of heavenly things?
How do you think you came to be born from your mother’s womb? How do you
think to be able to go to Heaven when you do not even know how you came
to be upon the Earth?
Verily, I say unto you, no man has ascended into Heaven, save he who has
first come down from Heaven to be upon the Earth, even the Son who has
come from Heaven and stands before you.
And it shall come to pass that as Moses lifted up the serpent in the
wilderness, even so, must the Son be lifted up.
For Elohim so loves the children of the world that the only begotten Son
is given unto them. That whosoever believes in him and lives his words
shall not perish, but shall inherit eternal life and exaltation.
The Son has not come into the world to condemn the children, but that
through him, they might be saved; that through him, they might find the
path to greater light, even to the Celestine Light.
He that believes in him and does his will is not condemned, but given a
greater light because he has believed in the only begotten Son of
But he that believes not and does not his will condemns himself. By
choosing a path of less light, he inherits greater darkness.
And this is the condemnation of the world, for the light of Elohim has
come upon it, and most will know it not.
Those who love light will find joy, but those who love darkness will
condemn the light, because their deeds are evil and the light leaves no
place for them to hide.
Everyone who cleaves to wicked ways hates the light; neither do they
come unto it, lest their evil deeds should be reproved.
But everyone that lives in truth and virtue, following the teachings of
the light, become like the light themselves, and their deeds are pure
and wrought by the spirit of God that dwells within them.
You are either walking in the light or walking away from it into the
That which you do today reaps serenity or the whirlwind, tomorrow.
The darkness does not overcome you quickly, but subtly, like the setting
Sun; moment by moment, there is less light and more darkness, until you
stand enclosed in darkness, unsure how the light was lost and the
Thus works the devious and subtle ways of the adversary hiding within
all souls, waiting with infinite patience to test the hearts and mettle
That you may always be safe from the fiery darts of the adversary, the
part of you enticing to darkness; I give you the simple path to
Always choose right, even when you are tempted to do wrong.
Always choose the light, even when no one but you would know that you
relinquished to the adversary within and chose darkness.
Always choose right, even when all of your friends chose wrong.
Always choose the light, even when doing so will cause you to suffer
because of the world.
Always choose right and the light, Nicodemus, no matter the
consequences; then darkness can have no place in you.
Be your own master, for if you are not, then the adversary of darkness
reigns; and no matter your position in life, you are a slave to your
weaknesses; and until you are the master, you will only dimly be able to
see the light.”
Nicodemus was intrigued by the teachings of Yeshua, and he told him, “I
desire to choose the light, even as I desire to learn from the only
begotten of Elohim. Is he among us? Is it you?”
And Yeshua said unto him, “If you truly seek the Celestine Light of
Elohim, it will fill all your body with light and the spirit of Elohim
will dwell in your heart, and your heart will rejoice and swell with joy
when the light is with you.
Therefore, look to your heart to reveal to the glory your mind does not