Joyce Meyer's Daily 5 October 2017 Devotional: God Can Raise the Lazaruses in Your Life-Flatimes

Thursday, 5 October 2017

Joyce Meyer's Daily 5 October 2017 Devotional: God Can Raise the Lazaruses in Your Life

Joyce Meyer's Daily 5 October 2017 Devotional: God Can Raise the Lazaruses in Your Life

Topic: God Can Raise the Lazaruses in Your Life [Thursday October 5, 2017]

Iron sharpens iron; so a man sharpens the countenance of his friend [to show rage or worthy of purpose]. — Proverbs 27:17

Remember when Jesus visited Mary and Martha after their brother Lazarus had been dead for four days? When He finally arrived, Martha said, Master, if You had been here, my brother would not have died (John 11:21).

Martha was clearly in a state of despair. Then, Jesus said to her, Your brother shall rise again. Martha replied, I know that he will rise again in the resurrection at the last day (vv. 23-24). I don’t think she really understood what Jesus was saying. She was looking toward a future possibility, not a present reality. She didn’t really expect things to change.

A lot of us are like Martha, stuck in our troubles, not realizing that God can turn things around. But Jesus raised Lazarus from the dead, and He can raise the “Lazaruses” in your life, whether you need Him to restore a relationship, give you a breakthrough in your health or finances, or remove an obstacle that’s keeping you from moving forward in His will for your life. Whatever your need may be, all things are possible with God! (See Mark 10:27)

Don’t lose hope. You might be hurting now, but out of every disaster, God can bring a new beginning. Believe in God, and watch Him show His glory in your life.

Prayer Starter: Lord, I know that You can work out every situation in my life for Your glory. Instead of getting caught up in my problems I will trust You to raise the “Lazaruses” in my life.

From Joyce Meyer’s Ministries