God is saying to you today “ROLL THAT STONE AWAY!” Whatever you have dismissed as dead in your life, the opportunities, the promises, the visions you once had, it’s time to move that boulder out of the way! (See John 11:39) It may look as if it is dead, and in your disappointment you have buried it, given up and lost hope. In your heart you’ve buried it. In your mind you’ve buried it.
BUT GOD has not written off anything He promised you. Don’t shut the door on the vision He
John 11:28-33 (NIV) After she (Martha) had said this, she went back and called her sister Mary aside. “The Teacher is here,” she said, “and is asking for you.” When Mary heard this, she got up quickly and went to him. Now Jesus had not yet entered the village, but was still at the place where Martha had met him. When the Jews who had been with Mary in the house, comforting her, noticed how quickly she got up and went out, they followed her, supposing she was going to the tomb
John 11:17-20 (NLT) When Jesus arrived at Bethany, he was told that Lazarus had already been in his grave for four days. Bethany was only a few miles down the road from Jerusalem, and many of the people had come to console Martha and Mary in their loss. When Martha got word that Jesus was coming, she went to meet him. But Mary stayed in the house. Here we see Martha’s response during what was considered a ‘tragic’ situation. Instead of hanging around the grievers, she comes o
John 11:14-15 MSG Then Jesus became explicit: “Lazarus died. And I am glad for your sakes that I wasn’t there. You’re about to be given new grounds for believing. Now let’s go to him.” Jesus had a plan that was even much more profound and glorious than a miraculous healing. This is why He says He was glad He didn’t come earlier to heal Lazarus. Everyone had seen Jesus healing before, but if that wasn’t enough, here we see that He wanted to do something new. Jesus desired to g