Repost: November 3, 2014
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"The Resurrection and the Life" - Day 3
John 11:25 Jesus said to her, “I am the RESURRECTION and the LIFE. The one who believes in me will live, even though they die"
In this verse, Jesus is comforting Martha, who has just lost her brother. This verse also precedes the shortest verse in the bible - "Jesus wept." Through these, we see that Jesus was not making light of Martha's grief (He grieved for the loss of Martha's brother also), but He was trying to show her that this was not the end. Even for the unbearable pain of the loss of a loved one (especially those in our eyes who are taken too soon), through Jesus we can rise again and live perfectly with Him. It is amazing that Jesus (God as a man) can personally relate to our pain and suffering, but we are so very thankful that He is coming soon to restore this broken world!