Faced with the illness of Lazarus, Mary and Martha sent Jesus a simple message: “Lord, the one you love is sick.” Their message conveyed intimacy, humility, and dependency on Jesus, but Jesus delayed. By the time He reached Bethany, Lazarus was dead and in the tomb. Alistair Begg explores how this miracle in John 11 framed death and resurrection in the ministry of Christ. Jesus is glorified by answering our humble prayers in His timing rather than ours.
topics: Biblical Figures, Christ's Resurrection, Death, Glory of God