Presentation on theme: "Part 8 – Resurrection of Lazarus Jn. 11:1-44. Sickness, sorrow, death, compassion, joy Brother of Mary and Martha Lived in Bethany Jesus often."— Presentation transcript:
Part 8 – Resurrection of Lazarus Jn. 11:1-44
Sickness, sorrow, death, compassion, joy Brother of Mary and Martha Lived in Bethany Jesus often visited with them
The Call Lazarus of Bethany “Therefore the sisters sent to Him, saying, "Lord, behold, He whom You love is sick.” They knew that Jesus could heal him Jn. 11:1-3
The Delay Perea - beyond Jordan Stayed 2 more days Busy doing good Disciples concerned about going back “tried to stone You” – v. 8 Lazarus Sleeps Jn. 11:4-16
The Delay He had an allotted time to do His work We have a time to do what the Lord has commanded us – Jn. 1:11-12 “Walk in the day” – v. 9 Jn. 11:4-16
Mourners Lazarus dead for 4 days Sisters came, Martha then Mary He did not shun sorrow - knew it was real “Jesus Wept” - compassion Jn. 11:17-37
The Tomb Others Raised 1. Jairus’ daughter – Mk Widow’s son – Lk. 7 Lazarus was dead for 4 days Sisters felt Jesus could have prevented Implied takes more power to raise dead Jn. 11:38-44
The Tomb Jesus spoke to the living, dead Jn. 11: stone to be removed - “Lord by this time is decaying: for he has been dead four days” – Jn. 11:39 - In grave 4 days – Jn. 11:17 - Body had begun to decay – Jn. 11:39 - Had on grave clothes – Jn. 11:44
Jesus prayed “Lazarus, Come Forth” Power in His word - Rom. 1:16 “power of God” Jn. 11:38-44 The Tomb
Raised Lazarus - Not for His sake - Not for sake of sisters To Glorify God Jn. 11:38-44 The Tomb
Judas’ Decision to Betray Jesus Just before Passover Many people - wanted to see Jesus Had been fond of Jesus Wanted place in kingdom Became embittered Failed to be crowned as King Resented waste of his time ?
Not too hard for the Lord - Acts 26:8 Power over the death Can and will raise the dead – Jn. 5:28-29 Is the Resurrection and the life – Jn. 11:25 Voice of Jesus will call us – 1 Thess. 4:13-18
1.Many believed - Jn. 11:45 2.Some told the Pharisees - Jn. 11:46 3.Chief priests and Pharisees planned to put Jesus to death - Jn. 11:47-53
Stronger faith - Jn. 20:30-31 Prepare for your resurrection!