"I AM the Resurrection and the Life" (part 8)

17 April 2022
Series: I AM

Speaker: Athol Barnes

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Bible Passage: John 11

“I AM the Resurrection and the Life”

– Part 8

In John 11, we read the account of Jesus raising Lazarus from the dead, and in John 11 verse 25, Jesus says, “I am the resurrection and the life…”

I want to make three observations from this amazing chapter.

First, why does God sometimes wait to answer our prayers?

In verse 6, we read that after receiving the news of his sick friend, Jesus decides to wait two days before travelling to Bethany. Jesus tells the messenger that Lazarus will not die.

From verse 5, we know that Jesus loved this family. The delay in responding to their prayers was not a denial of his love. ……