- Observe the varied effects of the miracle. See especially 11:45., 46, 47-53, 54; 12: 11, 17-19; and cf. Lk. 16:31. How is it that the same act quickens faith in some, and hatred in others? Cf. 11:47, 48; 12:11, 19; Mt. 27:18.
- 12:1-8. What insights does Mary's action reveal? How far does your love for the Lord lead you to understand Him, and to serve Him without counting the cost?
- In 11:47-53 and 12:12-16 there are two examples of God overruling men's words and actions to fulfill His own purposes. What is the real purpose of God to which each points?
07 November, 2016
Search The Scriptures —Study 23 — John 11:45 – 12:19
Study 23 From the Book of John is: John 11:45 – 12:19
Note. 11:48. The Jewish leaders feared that Jesus might lead a revolt for which the Romans would exact severe punishment.