SERMON: Lazarus Has Died and God Is Glorified

The introduction to the story of Lazarus being raised from the dead, in John 11, begins with a staggering reaction by Jesus. Upon receiving word that Lazarus, a friend He loves, is ill, Jesus determines to stay where He is for two days. This decision, John makes clear, is motivated by His love for him. How is this possible? How could love be so moved?