Teacher: John Schoenheit
The record in John 11 of the death of Jesus’ friend Lazarus has been a problem record for many students of the Bible. Why would Jesus wait where he was for two days before going to help Lazarus? In this expository teaching, John Schoenheit shows why Jesus waited in Bethany before traveling to raise Lazarus from the dead. The record also shows a wonderful side of Martha, who often is thought of as being unspiritual due to the record in Luke 10 when she tried to get her sister Mary to help her with the work. John 11 also showcases the emotional spectrum of Jesus himself, who at one point was angry at the situation, but at another point was overcome by sorrow and sadness and burst into tears. This teaching adds more to our understanding of the words and actions of our Savior, Jesus Christ.