At the time when Lazarus was sicken ill and died Mary and Martha, Lazarus sisters sent word to Jesus, with a strong belief that He would come to save their brother. Martha wasnít always ready to sit down with the Lord but now that crisis was upon her family. She knew the time had come to strengthen her belief in the ways of the Kingdom of God.
It must have been agonizing for her and Mary, waiting and watching for the Lordís face as he would appear two day later. I take account of how Jesus stopped outside of the town. Waiting on the outskirts, for Martha arrival one could only feel for Martha upon notice that Jesus had arrived. The pain of knowing, if Jesus could have arrive earlier, Lazarus would have lived. Reading John 11:20-25 Martha believed, Jesus was sent by God and is the Son of God. Her belief yet strong, was still in need of growth.
Look back over your life or look at the events of today and ask yourself. Where and how can my belief in Jesus Christ grow? Go and read John 11 and allow yourself to flow into Martha story and feel your way into a renewing of mind with Jesus to strengthen the pathway to Peace, Love and Hope in the Kingdom of God.
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