Contributed by William Barnes on Dec 9, 2002
Jesus involved the people in the miracle of raising Lazarus from the dead by asking them to do 2 things: "remove the grave clothes" and "loose him and let him go". These words have practical application for us today.
Removing Stones Instead of Casting Stones
38Jesus, once more deeply moved, came to the tomb. It was a cave with a stone laid across the entrance. 39“Take away the stone,” he said.
“But, Lord,” said Martha, the sister of the dead man, “by this time there is a bad odor, for he has