When God Seems Late

When God Seems Late

Think back through Craig’s message. What sticks out to you?

Key Scriptures

The Story of Lazarus
John 11:1-44

“Lord,” Martha said to Jesus, “if you had been here, my brother would not have died....” John 11:22 NIV

Two Things To Remember When Waiting On God:

  1. God’s delays are not necessarily God’s denials.
  2. If God always met your expectations, He’d never have the opportunity to exceed them.

“With God, a waiting season is never a wasted season.”

“The scene of your greatest disappointment may be the setting of your greatest miracle.”

“Mary and Martha wanted a healing—Jesus wanted a resurrection.”

Discussion Questions

Start talking. Find a conversation starter for your group.

Start thinking. Ask questions to get your group thinking.

Start sharing. Choose questions that create openness.

Start praying. Be bold, and pray specifically.

Start digging. Read Scripture about trusting God.

Isaiah 40:31 Psalm 27:13-14 James 5:7-8 Luke 18:1-8

Live It Out

Start doing. Commit to a step, and live it out this week.

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