When He finally arrives Lazarus is not only dead he has been in the tomb for four days. Jesus brings him out.
My takeaway today? When I pray, I normally have in mind how and when God will answer. Matter of fact my prayers are many times couched in those terms, almost, similar to Martha and Mary, a demand.
God may answer in the affirmative – by the way “no” is an answer – but as with the sister’s request, He may choose a different time and a different means. They expected a timely healing. Jesus brought their brother back from the dead.
My family has been facing four life and death situations for the past several weeks. That has been the reason there is such a gap in these posts here. I will be sharing some of what I have been learning through this in the next weeks. I am constrained by what I can share for I am honoring requests not to share details. But there are some lessons, especially in the area of prayer, that I am compelled to share…