Why is of Spirit which is from above and of flesh which is from the earth spoken of as born? How relative is the analogy of the two? In the flesh; we are generated by our earthy father and born into the world of our earthy mother. There can be a miscarriage by the will of God in this birth. In the Spirit; We are generated by our heavenly Father and born into the kingdom of God of ?????????? Can there be a miscarriage by the will of God in this one? Shall I bring to the birth, and not cause to bring forth? saith the LORD: shall I cause to bring forth, and shut [the womb]? saith thy God.