Why does God Delay His Blessings?

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Why does God delay His Blessings?

JOHN 11:1-3

11 Now a man named Lazarus was sick. He was from Bethany, the village of Mary and her sister Martha. 2 (This Mary, whose brother Lazarus now lay sick, was the same one who poured perfume on the Lord and wiped his feet with her hair.) 3 So the sisters sent word to Jesus, “Lord, the one you love is sick.”

Somebody whom He love

JOHN 11: 3-5

3 So the sisters sent word to Jesus, “Lord, the one you love is sick.”

4 When he heard this, Jesus said, “This sickness will not end in death. No, it is for God’s glory so that God’s Son may be glorified through it.”5 Now Jesus loved Martha and her sister and Lazarus

JOHN 11:4

4 When He heard this, Jesus said, “This sickness will not end in death. No, it is for God’s glory so that God’s Son may be glorified through it.”

JOHN 11:5-6

5 Now Jesus loved Martha and her sister and Lazarus. 6 So when he heard that Lazarus was sick, He stayed where He was two more days,

2 days

Things gets worst

Can love you and let you suffer..

Why does God delay ?

Why does God delay

1.GOD IS SOVEREIGN

Why does God delay

Verse 4 “This sickness will not end in death. No, it is for God’s glory so that God’s Son may be glorified through it.”

How do you want this situation for Your glory?

Why does God delay ?

S - SUPREME POWER

O-ORDER

V-VERY GREAT,KING OF KINGS, CREATOR

E-EXECUTIVE

R- RIGHT AND POWER TO RULE, TO DO AS HE PLEASES 

E- EXCELLENT, DOES NOT NEED APPROVAL

I-IN CHARGE

G- GOD IS GOD

N-NOT ACCOUNATABLE  TO NO ONE

Why does God delay ?

  1. TO INCREASE OUR FAITH

JOHN 11:4

“This sickness will not end in death. No, it is for God’s glory so that God’s Son may be glorified

JOHN 11:17

17 On his arrival, Jesus found that Lazarus had already been in the tomb for four days.

JOHN 11:23

24 Martha answered, “I know he will rise again in the resurrection at the last day.”

JOHN 11:21

21 “Lord,” Martha said to Jesus, “if you had been here, my brother would not have died.

IF...

JOHN 11:25

25 Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in me will live, even though they die; 26 and whoever lives by believing in me will never die. Do you believe this?”

Why does God delay ?

  1. HE WANTS TO TEACH DEEPER TRUTH

JOHN 11:35-36

35 JESUS WEPT.

36 SO THE JEWS WERE SAYING,

“ SEE HOW HE LOVED HIM

Why does God delay ?

  1. HE’S USUALLY DOING SOMETHING BIGGER THAN YOUR SITUATION.

Why does God delay ?

  1. HE WANTS TO DEVELOP YOU

JOHN 11:41-42

41 So they took away the stone. Then Jesus looked up and said, “Father,I thank you that you have heard me. 42 I knew that you always hear me, but I said this for the benefit of the people standing here, that they may believe that you sent me.”

JOHN 11:43

43 When he had said this, Jesus called in a loud voice, “Lazarus, come out!”

 

 

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