The Most Quoted Verse in the Bible

Today’s verse is the most quoted in the Bible. When children memorize Bible verses this is the favorite.

Yet, it is a powerful verse. It is full of emotion and shows Jesus was completely human. He understands the pain we face.

There is no greater pain than the grief we bear when a member of our family dies.

This week I will attend the funeral of a mother and a funeral of a father. I know I will cry because I react to the pain of others; even though we both know, we will see their loved ones again.

Jesus went to Bethany to raise Lazarus from the dead. When he saw the grief of Mary, Martha, and the other Jews, even though he knew Lazarus would return to life in a few minutes, he responded.

John 11:35, “Jesus wept.”