Jesus Raises a Widow’s Son

11Soon afterwards he went to a town called Nain, and his disciples and a large crowd went with him. 12As he approached the gate of the town, a man who had died was being carried out. He was his mother’s only son, and she was a widow; and with her was a large crowd from the town. 13When the Lord saw her, he had compassion for her and said to her, “Do not weep.” 14Then he came forward and touched the bier, and the bearers stood still. And he said, “Young man, I say to you, rise!” 15The dead man sat up and began to speak, and Jesus gave him to his mother. 16Fear seized all of them; and they glorified God, saying, “A great prophet has risen among us!” and “God has looked favorably on his people!” 17This word about him spread throughout Judea and all the surrounding country. (Luke 7:11-17, NRSV)

Why did Jesus heal this man? He was the only son of a widow. He was the only way the widow would be taken care of.

Jesus knows the needs of those around Him and does what He can to take care of those needs. Be that by Himself or through others.

Allow Jesus to use you to care for others.

Published by asacredrebel

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