The Glory Of GOD (Part 17)

John 11:1-15
Now a certain man was sick, Lazarus of Bethany, the town of Mary and her sister Martha. It was that Mary who anointed The Lord with fragrant oil and wiped His Feet with her hair, whose brother Lazarus was sick. Therefore the sisters sent to Him, saying, “Lord, behold, he whom You Love is sick.”
When JESUS Heard that, He Said, “This sickness is not unto death, but for The Glory Of GOD, that The Son Of GOD may Be Glorified through it.”
Now Jesus Loved Martha and her sister and Lazarus. So, when He Heard that he was sick, He Stayed two more days in the place where He was. Then after this He Said to The Disciples, “Let us go to Judea again.” The Disciples said to Him, “Rabbi, lately the Jews sought to stone You, and are You going there again?” Jesus Answered, “Are there not twelve hours in the day? If anyone walks in the day, he does not stumble, because he sees the light of this world. But if one walks in the night, he stumbles, because the light is not in him.” These things He Said, and after that He Said to them, “Our friend Lazarus sleeps, but I Go that I May Wake him up.”
Then His Disciples said, “Lord, if he sleeps he will get well.” However, JESUS Spoke of his death, but they thought that He Was Speaking about taking rest in sleep. Then JESUS Said to them plainly, “Lazarus is dead. And I Am Glad for your sakes that I was not there, that you may Believe. Nevertheless let us go to him.”

John 11:38-44
JESUS, again Groaning in Himself, Came to the tomb. It was a cave, and a stone lay against it. JESUS Said, “Take away the stone.”
Martha, the sister of him who was dead, said to Him, “Lord, by this time there is a stench, for he has been dead four days.”
JESUS Said to her, “Did I not Say to you that if you would Believe you would see The Glory Of GOD?” Then they took away the stone from the place where the dead man was lying. And JESUS Lifted up His Eyes and Said, “FATHER, I Thank You That You Have Heard Me. And I know that You always Hear Me, but because of the people who are standing by I Said this, that they may Believe that You Sent Me.”
Now when He Had Said these things, He Cried with a loud voice, “Lazarus, come forth!” And he who had died came out bound hand and foot with graveclothes, and his face was wrapped with a cloth. JESUS Said to them, “Loose him, and let him go.”

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