LAB109 God's Love Allows Pain & Loss
John 11:1-6
Once we have Given God Ownership of Our Lives, we Cannot Predict what He Will Do with Them
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Shared April 4th, 2016; Updated April 5th, 2016
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John 11:1-6
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The Death of Lazarus 11 1 Now a certain man was ill, Lazarus of Bethany, the village of l Mary and her sister Martha. 2 m It was Mary who anointed the Lord with ointment and wiped his feet with her hair, whose brother Lazarus was ill . 3 So the sisters sent to him , saying, “ Lord , n he whom you love is ill.” 4 But when Jesus heard it he said, o “This illness does not lead to death. It is for p the glory of God, so that the Son of God may be glorified through it.” 5 Now q Jesus loved Martha and her sister and Lazarus . 6 So, when he heard that Lazarus 1 was ill , r he stayed two days longer in the place where he was.
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God the Father and Jesus may be glorified through Our Pain and Suffering
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John 11:1-6
Now a certain man was ill,
Lazarus of Bethany,
the village of l Mary and her sister Martha.
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m It was Mary who anointed the Lord with ointment
and wiped his feet with her hair,
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whose brother Lazarus was ill.
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So the sisters sent to him, saying, “Lord, n he whom you love is ill.”
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But when Jesus heard it he said, o “This illness does not lead to death.
It is for p the glory of God,
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so that the Son of God may be glorified through it.”
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Now q Jesus loved Martha and her sister and Lazarus.
So, when he heard that Lazarus 1 was ill, r he stayed two days longer in the place where he was.
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I know that this Bracket is wrong on different levels. I have not used Bracketing for a number of months and I would be interested if those who are more advanced in Arcing or Bracketing could highlight what they would have done. Trevor
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