I Am The Resurrection And The Life - John 11:17-44, Wed. 4-12-17

I AM THE RESURRECTION AND THE LIFE

John 11:17-44

 

I.  LORD IF YOU HAD BEEN HERE: Martha (vs. 17-27)

 

a. Why did Jesus delay arriving after He knew Lazarus was dead?  

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b. How did Martha greet Jesus? _____________________________________

c. Does it seem Martha believed that Jesus could still do something about Lazarus? _______________________________________________________

               e. What was Jesus statement to Martha? ______________________________

               f. What did Jesus mean “I am the Resurrection and the Life?” _____________

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II. LORD IF YOU HAD BEEN HERE: Mary (vs. 28-37)  

 

            a. How does Mary greet Jesus? _______________________________

            b. Why do you think Jesus groans in His spirit, is troubled, and weeps?

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            c. What did the Jews acknowledge about Jesus and in what way were

            they failing to see His true power? _____________________________

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III. LAZARUS COME FORTH!  (vs. 38-44)

  

            a. When Jesus asked that the stone be removed from the tomb who

            objected and why? _________________________________________

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               b. In verse 40, does Jesus answer the question of why He waited (vs. 4)?  ____

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               c. Why does Jesus pray aloud to the Father? ___________________________

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               d. Did Jesus do what He set out to do? _______________________________

               e. Why did Jesus want to raise Lazarus from the dead? __________________

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IV.  Application:   It is one thing to read the scriptures and think Jesus was a nice man with a good philosophy who helped people…it is quite another to see Him as the Son of God who saves souls and has power over life and death.  Which of these views does Jesus Himself claim? __________________________________________________________________________________________________________

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