"More broadly, Jesus was
His (Christ's) birth led to his atoning death and resurrection. We think of the atonement most readily in connection with justification and link the resurrection with the new birth. The atonement, was necessary, however, for both. Without it, there would be no basis for regeneration. Because of all that Christ has done, God is willing to grant rebirth to his own that they may receive the full benefit of Christ’s redemption."
Born to raise the sons of earth,
Born to give them second birth.