When he had heard therefore that he was sick, he abode two days still in the same place where he was. The Resurrection and the Life. A city called Ephraim: This was north of Jerusalem, close to Samaria. i. V 33 33 When Jesus saw her weeping, and the Jews who had come along with her also weeping, he was deeply moved in spirit and troubled. The death of Lazarus. Lazarus Dead and Buried When He Comes. Even though Jesus knew the outcome of His visit to the tomb of Lazarus He was still deeply moved....maybe because Mary was so sad or maybe because He knew without His own personal sacrifice many would die in their sin. 1. We fully respect if you want to refuse cookies but to avoid asking you again and again kindly allow us to store a cookie for that. “Historically, and in the sovereign will of God, it is just because the Pharisees did not let Christ alone that we believe and worship Him.” (Morrison). Then said Martha unto Jesus, Lord, if thou hadst been here, my brother had not died. Then when Jesus came, he found that he had. Lazarus Dead and Buried When He Comes. All 1,189 summaries now available in paperback and on Kindle. Wanting especially to keep their power and prestige, they wondered how to deal with the problem of Jesus. The chief priests plotted to put Jesus to death. i. His life is a perpetual danger to our prerogatives. We need 2 cookies to store this setting. iii. i. Because these cookies are strictly necessary to deliver the website, refuseing them will have impact how our site functions. He groaned in the spirit, and was troubled. i. Our website uses cookies to store user preferences. Then, from that day on, they plotted to put Him to death. Click to enable/disable Google reCaptcha. THE SAVIOR'S COMMANDS Vss. Find out about the project here, or feel free to get in contact. Lord, by this time he stinketh. Now Jesus loved Martha, and her sister, and Lazarus. Lazarus Comes Forth at the Word. Lazarus died. At this point the men with real political power decided to murder Jesus. And some of them said, Could not this man, which opened the eyes of the blind, have caused that even this man should not have died? ii. for this man doeth many miracles. You know nothing at all: “According to Josephus, Sadducees had a reputation for rudeness, even among one another.” (Bruce), iii. Chapter 11 Summary. Introduction: Note how the stage has been set: 11:36 recalls that Lazarus is the beloved. Jesus and Martha had talked. Johnson [1891]. 11:37 calls to mind the healing of the blind man—and the theme of Jesus as the Light of the world. "Lazarus, come forth." Click to enable/disable _gid - Google Analytics Cookie. And when she had so said, she went her way, and called Mary her sister secretly, saying, The Master is come, and calleth for thee. “‘Our place’ which, they feared, would be taken away was the temple (‘this holy place’ of Acts 6:13f. Believest thou this? Jesus said, Take ye away the stone. But if a man walk in the night, he stumbleth, because there is no light in him. His concern for them was shown by his kind inquiry after the remains of his deceased friend. Jesus saith unto her, Said I not unto thee, that, if thou wouldest believe, thou shouldest see the glory of God? Then sought they for Jesus, and spake among themselves, as they stood in the temple, What think ye, that he will not come to the feast? Some of the Jews were touched by the evidence of tender affection. a. She saith unto him, Yea, Lord: I believe that thou art the Christ, the Son of God, which should come into the world. In all the afflictions of believers he is afflicted. Every chapter of the Bible in 140 characters or less. 11:1 Lazarus Raised from the Dead. In tragic fact, this rejection of Jesus resulted in the political ruin and ultimate destruction of the nation. You can check these in your browser security settings. And this spake he not of himself: but being high priest that year, he prophesied that Jesus should die for that nation; And not for that nation only, but that also he should gather together in one the children of God that were scattered abroad. And I knew that thou hearest me always: but because of the people which stand by I said. Bethany. Changes will take effect once you reload the page. The ‘book of signs’, as it is sometimes called, includes chapters one through twelve. 38-43 "Take ye away the stone." (Please type 'no' below) [?]. Click to enable/disable _gat_* - Google Analytics Cookie. b. Jesus saith unto her, Thy brother shall rise again. “This last sign raised the opposition of His foes to definite activity.” (Morgan). “Wholesome sugar may be found in a poisoned cane, a precious stone in a toad’s head, a flaming torch in a blind man’s hand.” (Trapp). (1-3) A request is brought to Jesus. Then Martha, as soon as she heard that Jesus was coming, went and met him: but Mary sat. What do you think of my summary? Jesus answered, Are there not twelve hours in the day? Then said Jesus unto them plainly, Lazarus is dead. The Prophecy of Caiaphas. John was careful to give the credit to the office, not to the man (being high priest that year he prophesied). Martha saith unto him, I know that he shall rise again in the resurrection at the last day. From ceremonial uncleanness. The Passover at Hand. When Jesus therefore saw her weeping, and the Jews also weeping which came with her, he groaned in the spirit, and was troubled. Check to enable permanent hiding of message bar and refuse all cookies if you do not opt in. All content © Chris Juby | Twitter: @biblesummary | RSS | Contact the author | Licensing | Website by Chris Juby. If any man walk in the day, he stumbleth not, because he seeth the light of this world. Don't understand what the crisis requires. The Jews then which were with her in the house, and comforted her, when they saw Mary, that she rose up hastily and went out, followed her, saying, She goeth unto the grave to weep there. Jesus Sent For. A summary of John 11 from @biblesummary. Ephraim, a city sixteen miles northeast of Jerusalem on the borders of the wilderness. It is expedient for us that one man should die for the people, and not that the whole nation should perish: Caiaphas thought logically but nor morally. You always can block or delete cookies by changing your browser settings and force blocking all cookies on this website. b. Many of the Jews came to Martha and Mary. iv. Jesus saith unto them, Loose him, and let him go. Jesus Sent For. Are you posting spam? 11:40 ties together the theme of belief which Jesus spoke to Martha about in 11:25-26, and the theme of glory from 11… Before the Passover, to purify themselves: This means that it was the last few days before the coming Passover – at which Jesus would be betrayed, arrested, condemned, and crucified. Note that blocking some types of cookies may impact your experience on our websites and the services we are able to offer. Commentary on John 11:33-46 (Read John 11:33-46) Christ's tender sympathy with these afflicted friends, appeared by the troubles of his spirit. It was a cave, and a stone lay upon it. b. He abode two days still in the same place. Now both the chief priests and the Pharisees had given a commandment, that, if any man knew where he were, he should shew, The People's New Testament by B.W. Nor do you consider: “A word used of reckoning up accounts and the like. They said unto him, Lord, come and see. ii. They feared more and more would do so. And the Jews' passover was nigh at hand: and many went out of the country up to Jerusalem before the passover, to purify themselves. Whosoever liveth and believeth in me shall never die. However, in the sense that the Pharisees meant this, they were wrong. Ye know nothing at all. Then gathered the chief priests and the Pharisees a council, and said, What do we? “By the time this Gospel was written, the catastrophe which they dreaded had taken place, but not because of the presence and activity of Jesus.” (Bruce). Lazarus was dead! To purify themselves. These things said he: and after that he saith unto them, Our friend Lazarus sleepeth; but I go, that I may awake him out of sleep. Let us also go, that we may die with him. Then gathered the chief priests and the Pharisees a council. See Ex 19:10,11. Jesus went to the tomb and said, "Lazarus, come out." The time was now short until the death of Jesus. John 11:1. By proceeding, you consent to our cookie usage. Constantly in communion with the Father, he had the Father's answer already and assent to what he was about to do. Click to enable/disable essential site cookies. THE SAVIOR'S COMPASSION Vss. And the Passover of the Jews was near, and many went from the country up to Jerusalem before the Passover, to purify themselves. Martha, the sister of him that was dead, saith unto him, Lord, by this time he stinketh: for he hath been. And when he thus had spoken, he cried with a loud voice, Lazarus, come forth. SUMMARY OF JOHN 11: Lazarus Sick Unto Death. The @biblesummary account peaked at over 30,000 followers, and was featured in the news all over the world. We provide you with a list of stored cookies on your computer in our domain so you can check what we stored. About two miles east of Jerusalem, on the eastern slope of Mount Olivet. But some of them went their ways to the Pharisees, and told them what things Jesus had done. I summarised the Bible on Twitter between Aug 2010 and Nov 2013 - one tweet per chapter, one chapter per day. Otherwise you will be prompted again when opening a new browser window or new a tab. The death of Jesus would also gather together in one the sheep of another fold Jesus had previously spoken of (John 10:16). Click to enable/disable _ga - Google Analytics Cookie. Bethany was near Jerusalem, about two miles off, … And said, Where have ye laid him? It is telling that the religious leaders thought of the temple as our place, as if it belonged to them. I thank thee that thou hast heard me. Then many of the Jews which came to Mary, and had seen the things which Jesus did, believed on him. Jesus therefore again groaning in himself cometh to the grave. “Some purifications required a week, others consisted only of shaving the head and washing the clothes.” (Dods), ii. The town of Mary... and Martha. They had been named by Luke, who wrote before him (Lu 10:38-42). There is a wonderful thought suggested by this phrase, if we let Him alone like this, everyone will believe in Him – simply that left alone, Jesus shows forth His glory. Lazarus Comes Forth at the Word. We may request cookies to be set on your device. Then from that day on they plotted to put Him to death: Before it was mostly lesser religious officials who wanted Jesus dead. Click on the different category headings to find out more. Now Bethany was nigh unto Jerusalem, about fifteen furlongs off: And many of the Jews came to Martha and Mary, to comfort them concerning their brother. What do you make of this chapter? i. Due to security reasons we are not able to show or modify cookies from other domains. Jesus therefore walked no more openly among the Jews; but went thence unto a country near to the wilderness, into a city called Ephraim, and there continued with his disciples. I vote for death!”, ii. Most commentators believe that our place refers to the temple. 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