Jesus Wept

Christian Devotions

John 11New International Version

Jesus Comforts the Sisters of Lazarus

17On his arrival, Jesus found that Lazarus had already been in the tomb for four days.18Now Bethanywas less than two miles[b]from Jerusalem,19and many Jews had come to Martha and Mary to comfort them in the loss of their brother.20When Martha heard that Jesus was coming, she went out to meet him, but Mary stayed at home.

21“Lord,” Martha said to Jesus, “if you had been here, my brother would not have died.22But I know that even now God will give you whatever you ask.”

23Jesus said to her,“Your brother will rise again.”

24Martha answered, “I know he will rise again in the resurrectionat the last day.”

25Jesus said to her,“I amthe resurrection and the life.The one who believesin me will live, even though…

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Perfect Love

Christian Devotions

1 John 4New International Version

God’s Love and Ours

7Dear friends, let us love one another,for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of Godand knows God.8Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love.9This is how God showed his love among us: He sent his one and only Soninto the world that we might live through him.10This is love: not that we loved God, but that he loved usand sent his Son as an atoning sacrifice for our sins.11Dear friends,since God so loved us,we also ought to love one another.12No one has ever seen God;but if we love one another, God lives in us and his love is made complete in us.

13This is how we knowthat we live in him and he in us: He has given us of his…

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