“I trusted in the Lord when I said, ‘I am greatly afflicted’; in my alarm I said, ‘Everyone is a liar’” (Psalm 116:10-11).
Jonathan Roumie as Jesus and Erick Avari as Nicodemus in “The Chosen”. © 2019. All rights reserved.
Continued from Deborah.
The Bible last mentions Nicodemus after the death of Jesus. Together with fellow Sanhedrin member, Joseph of Arimathea, Nicodemus cared for the body of the crucified Savior, placing the Lord’s remains in Joseph’s tomb. By doing this, both men defied the Sanhedrin and Pharisees by treating Jesus’ body with dignity and assuring that He received a proper burial. I believe the Bible depicts Nicodemus as having a wise, inquiring mind, and I don’t believe that he was satisfied with the legalism of the Pharisees. So, Nicodemus summoned up the courage to seek out Jesus for himself. I have come to regard Nicodemus in a whole new way, and that, I…
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