Lazarus was a dear friend of our Lord Jesus who died during Christ's earthly ministry. Why did something horrible like that have to happen, especially when Jesus had the power to do something about it? Could it be Jesus had something deeper in mind?
The truth of Christ sets us free, but how many lies have we not admitted that we still believe? In today's sermon, learn that the devil is a murderer and liar from the beginning, and that we should stop listening to him!
Some people come to Christ for His miracles or His great teachings. But He does not allow that to continue indefinitely; eventually He brings us to a place where we must accept or reject Him: these are our two "choices".
When Jesus gives us the truth and shows us the way to God, do we believe Him by faith no matter what He says? Learn how a nobleman believed what Jesus said, even though he could not see the miracle with his eyes.
Despite what some may believe, true worship of God is less the type or style of music we use, the way we feel, or how good we look in front of other people. Instead, true worship is the attitude of focusing our hearts on Christ and keeping Him in the center of all we do.
Even though John the Baptist's ministry came first, when Jesus came - John encouraged the other people to follow Christ! That's because no matter what ministry we're in, we must decrease, and He must increase.