In John chapter 11 verse 3 Mary and Martha sent to Jesus telling Him that “he whom thou lovest is sick.” They spoke of Lazarus who obviously was a dear friend of Jesus.
Jesus asks the sisters where Lazarus was laid and as they approached the cave Jesus began to weep. On down in the chapter the Bible says that He groaned in Himself. Jesus was deeply moved by the death of His friend Lazarus. He had perfect love toward Lazarus.
The Jews that had come to comfort Mary and Martha were standing by and saw Jesus weep over Lazarus being dead and said, “Behold how he loved him!”
The fact is that there is no greater love than the love that Jesus had toward Lazarus. It was love that was so strong that He was willing to lay His own life down for Lazarus and not just Lazarus but for the entire world!
Jesus loves you today! If you don’t know Him or are distant from Him know that He has a love that is so strong toward you that it moved Him to the cross to suffer and die for you. Come to Him today! He loves you.
John 15:13 – “Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.”