DAY 21 - The Tears of Jesus

 

Today’s Reading: John 11:32-44

Today’s Key Points:

1) Jesus is the teacher.

2) Jesus has compassion.

3) Jesus is Power for life.

Questions to Ponder

For you:

• How do you approach pain and sorrow? How is it like Jesus? How is it not?

• What would it look like for you to be angry at the sin in your own life?

• What situations in your life seem “dead?” How can you trust God for a “resurrection” in those circumstances?

For your children:

• In this story, who had died? Who were his sisters?

• What do we learn from Jesus’ tears? (Why did he cry?)

• What did Jesus do for Lazarus? What does this show us about his power?

For your Teenagers:

• How do your friends deal with their sadness? How is it the same or different than how Jesus enters into Mary and Martha’s sadness?

• What does it mean for Jesus to be angry and sin and the effect of sin in our lives?

• What is an area of your life where you need more confidence in what God can do?