Though it is the shortest verse in the Bible, it says a lot. once said, “There is infinitely more in these two words than
any sermonizer, or student of the Word, will ever be able to bring out
Of course, one of the great burdens of John’s gospel is to display
Christ’s divine nature. This verse shows us clearly that Jesus was
also perfectly human, as well as being God. He is someone who is wellOK
acquainted with grief. It shows us that he loved us so much that he
identified with us in our humanity.
It also shows us God’s compassion for us. God, though he is infinite
and holy, chose to enter into a relationship with men and loves them.
He sheds tears for his his people, and also sees us when we weep.
Last, it shows us how valuable we are in God’s sight. Though God had
every reason to allow his wrath to rest on all of us forever, he
nonetheless chose to save a people for himself; though the cost would
be tremendous. sent God the Son to die in our place.
Though John 11:35 is a short verse, it shows us a great deal about the