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"But, Lord..."

I love the story of Lazarus.  I just finished reading it.  There are so many aspects of this story that can be unfolded to reveal God to us.  The whole incident is  - "so that God's Son may be glorified through it."

As I read through it, I noticed a few things and I played with a few of the words:

In verse 5, I played with the names...  "Jesus loved (Tammie) and her (friends) and (others Tammie cares about)...."

I also noticed how often the phrase, "But, Lord..." or "But Rabbi..." and a few other "but..." statements; I love Jesus' kind reminder in verse 40, "Did I not tell you that if you believed you would see the glory of God?"

How often I am hit with challenging circumstances and heavy thoughts, find myself kneeling before My Savior, heavy-laden and distraught... "But Lord...."

He is so patient.

It seems odd to look at that phrase and realize the two words I am using; "But" casts doubt on what…

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