Jesus Wept

Jesus Wept

Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In His great mercy He has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead. — 1 Peter 1:3

When have you thought, “ Jesus just doesn’t care” or “If God really loved me, He would’ve prevented this circumstance I’m in”?

All these thoughts crowding your mind are like seeds sown by Satan. And if you’re not alert, those seeds will grow into weeds that choke out and strangle the truth — that God loves you, that your grief is His and your pain is His… that your tears are on His face.

At the grave of Lazarus, “ Jesus wept” ( John 11:36). He wept for no other reason than that He loved Lazarus and
his sisters Martha and Mary, and this precious family was weeping. He was entering into their suffering even as one day He would ask us to enter into His.

When your spirit is heavy, when your heart is broken, when your burdens seem unbearable — trust Him. Look to Him. Your tears are on His face!

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Your Turn

Have you ever thought about the fact that Jesus enters into your suffering? He cries with you. He understands your pain. Today, spend some time with your Savior and share what is hurting you with Him. He is waiting to hear from you! Join the conversation on our blog! We would love to hear your comments. ~ Devotionals Daily

Anne Graham Lotz, daughter of Billy and Ruth Graham, is the president and CEO of AnGeL Ministries, a nonprofit organization that draws people into a life-changing relationship with God through his Word. Anne launched her revival ministry in 2000 and has spoken on six continents, in more than twenty foreign countries, proclaiming the Word of God in arenas, churches, seminaries, and prisons. She is also the award-winning author of ten books, including her most recent, Wounded by God's People.

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