The whole Word of God directs and inspires us in what we should pray, including the prayer Jesus himself taught us.
Tim Elmore (MCE, MDiv) is married to a wonderful daughter of Christ with whom he has three children. For more than twenty years, God has seen fit to use Tim to proclaim the Gospel through various ministry roles around the world. Currently, Tim is the Senior Pastor of Memorial Baptist Church in Stratford, ON. Follow him on Twitter @timelmore2.
Marshall Morden is married to Candace and is new to both fatherhood and pastoral ministry. He recently left his career in business to pursue the Lord’s calling to vocational ministry. He is currently studying at Heritage College & Seminary and is serving as the Associate Pastor at Memorial Baptist Church is Stratford, ON.
The story of Lazarus’ resurrection has an interesting beginning. Jesus hears Lazarus is sick and declares, “This sickness will not end in death but is for the glory of God, so that the Son of God may be glorified through it (Jn 11:4 CSB).” Then, Lazarus dies. When Jesus heard about Lazarus’ illness, he waited two days before leaving. On his way, Lazarus dies. You can hear the heartbreak as Lazarus’ sisters, Mary and Martha, both weep before Jesus. “Lord, if you had been here, my brother wouldn’t have died!” (Jn 11:21 & 32). Jesus could’ve saved their brother. Why...