Why did Jesus stay at the Jordan while His sick friend, Lazarus, lay dying in Bethany? Maybe a story like this one was the reason.
The Compassion of Your Savior
31 When the Jews who had been with Mary in the house, comforting her, noticed how quickly she got up and went out, they followed her, supposing she was going to the tomb to mourn there. 32 When Mary reached the place where Jesus was and saw him,