"If He Sleeps" Pt. IV John 11:32-44

Antioch Bible Church Sermon Audio show

Summary: Pastor Ken Hutcherson 11:32 Now when Mary came to the place where Jesus was and saw him, she fell at his feet and said to him,“Lord, if you had been here, my brother would not have died.” 11:33 When Jesus saw her weeping, and the people 63 who had come with her weeping, he was intensely moved 64 in spirit and greatly distressed. 65 11:34 He asked, 66 “Where have you laid him?” 67 They replied, 68 “Lord, come and see.” 11:35 Jesus wept.69 11:36 Thus the people who had come to mourn 70 said, “Look how much he loved him!” 11:37 But someof them said, “This is the man who caused the blind man to see! 71 Couldn’t he have done something to keepLazarus 72 from dying?” Lazarus Raised from the Dead 11:38 Jesus, intensely moved 73 again, came to the tomb. (Now it was a cave, and a stone was placed acrossit.) 74 11:39 Jesus said, “Take away the stone.” 75 Martha, the sister of the deceased, 76 replied, “Lord, by this time the body will have a bad smell, 77 because he has been buried 78 four days.” 79 11:40 Jesusresponded, 80 “Didn’t I tell you that if you believe, you would see the glory of God?” 11:41 So they took away81 the stone. Jesus looked upward 82 and said, “Father, I thank you that you have listened to me. 83 11:42 Iknew that you always listen to me, 84 but I said this 85 for the sake of the crowd standing around here, that they may believe that you sent me.” 11:43 When 86 he had said this, he shouted in a loud voice, 87 “Lazarus,come out!” 11:44 The one who had died came out, his feet and hands tied up with strips of cloth, 88 and a cloth wrapped around his face. 89 Jesus said to them, “Unwrap him 90 and let him go.”