I know this to be true, all these decades serving Jesus, seeing His glory in deep prayer and worship experiences, and then descending from the mountaintop experiences to the tragedies of the human earthly experience..I have wept, and do weep at times…yet after the weeping come miracles! He still shows up, heals, redeems, and makes the impossible possible!
When Jesus saw her weeping, and the Jews who came with her weeping, He groaned in the spirit and was troubled. —John 11:33
At the tomb of Lazarus, Jesus surveyed the scene. Mary, Martha, and the others were all weeping and mourning. And Jesus wept. Tears rolled down His cheeks.
Jesus wept tears of sympathy for Mary and Martha and for all of the sorrow caused by sin and death through all the long centuries of human existence. The Bible says that He was “a Man of sorrows and acquainted with grief” (Isaiah 53:3). When you have lost someone you love, He knows and understands the pain and hurt deep inside your soul. Maybe other people never will completely understand, but Jesus has wept with you.
His tears also were tears of sorrow for Lazarus. Those tears were for one who had known the bliss of heaven and now would…
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