Jesus Raised A Dead Man To Life

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Jesus raised a dead man to life

How

Today’s bible story tells how . He was the only child of his mother. The man’s mother was called a widow. That was because her husband had died.

The man and his mother lived in Nain, a city in . Nain means beauty and charming. It was a pretty village in which a small number of families lived.

Nain was a city in Galilee, where was from. It was located on the northern slope of a hill called “The Little Hermon”

It was a trip that would take the best part of a day. – Slide 2
Nain’s location (FreeBibleImages.org, 2022)

Nain still exists today

Today, Nain is called Nein. Just as in ’ time on earth, very few people live in modern-day Nain.

In 2019, Nein 1,876 people lived in Nein (Israeli Central Bureau of Statistics as cited by Wikipedia, 2022).

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Modern-day Nain (Wikipedia, 2022)

visited Nain and met the mother and mourners

Apostle Luke tells us that traveled to Nain one day on a ministry assignment. He was accompanied by His disciples and a very large crowd of excited people.

As approached the city gates, He saw the funeral procession. The mother was accompanied by a large crowd of people. She was sad and weeping.

Feeling compassion for the sad mother, Jesus approached her and said, “don’t cry.”

His mother was a widow who had lost her only son. – Slide 6

Jesus told the young man to arise

Jesus went up to the coffin and touched it. When He did so, the people carrying it sopped walking.

Speaking firmly, Jesus said, “young man, I say to you, arise.”

The dead man got up and began to speak. Jesus then handed him over to his mother with a smile.

Then he began to talk. Jesus gave him back to his mother. – Slide 12

Everyone in the crowd went crazy. All of the people who were crying became jubilant. They began to praise God with all of the energy they had.

They said things like:

A great prophet has arisen among us!” and

God has visited his people!

When they saw the miracle, people in the crowd told it everywhere they went in the region.

Everyone was amazed and began praising God. They said, ‘A great prophet has come to us! God is taking care of His people.’ News of this great miracle spread throughout the area and south to Judea and Jerusalem. – Slide 13

bible verses

Luk 7:11

Soon afterward he went to a town called Nain, and his disciples and a great crowd went with him.

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As he drew near to the gate of the town, behold, a man who had died was being carried out, the only son of his mother, and she was a widow, and a considerable crowd from the town was with her.

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And when the Lord saw her, he had compassion on her and said to her, “Do not weep.”

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Then he came up and touched the bier, and the bearers stood still. And he said, “Young man, I say to you, arise.”

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And the dead man sat up and began to speak, and Jesus gave him to his mother.

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Fear seized them all, and they glorified God, saying, “A great prophet has arisen among us!” and “God has visited his people!”

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And this report about him spread through the whole of Judea and all the surrounding country.

What can we learn from this miracle when ?

We learn that:

Nothing is impossible for God to do.

Jesus turns sorrow into joy.

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Images Courtesy Lumo In FreeBibleImages, 2022

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