A commentary on John 11:1-45
Jesus’ conversation with Martha in this passage includes one of the biggest “Good News” messages in the whole New Testament. When Jesus finally arrives he finds Martha distraught because Lazarus had died. But, Martha believes in Jesus, telling him that she knows if he had arrived earlier, Lazarus would have lived.
Jesus flat out tells Martha: “I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in me will live, even though they die; and whoever lives by believing in me will never die. Do you believe this?”
“Yes, Lord,” Martha replies.
Oh, to have the faith that Marha had.
Let us pray: “Dear Jesus: We ask that we may have the understanding and faith that Martha had in you. Amen.”