The LORD is near daily devotional topic details Wednesday, May 18, 2022 5:55 PM GMT+1
       Reset Password        Click here to sign up.
 
home page
Home
       Our Daily Bread Daily Devotional online
Our Daily Bread
       The Good Seed Daily Devotional online
The Good Seed
       The LORD is near Daily Devotional online
The LORD is near
       Andrew Wommack Daily Devotional online
Andrew Wommack
       Billy Graham Daily Devotional online
Billy Graham
 
christian chat room
Christian
       general chat room
General
       trending chat room
Interesting
 

The Widow of Nain

The Widow of Nain details logo The LORD is near - Monday, January 31, 2022
by Jacob Redekop, Brian Reynolds, John van Dijk, Eugene P. Vedder Jr
Details
The Widow of Nain

The Lord is near to those who have a broken heart, and saves such as have a contrite spirit.
Psalm 34:18

The Widow of Nain
The city of Nain was about 25 miles from Capernaum, a good day’s journey. In Luke 7:11–17, as we see the Lord Jesus going, a large crowd accompanied Him there. As they approached the city there was a large crowd coming out of the city; it was a funeral procession. A dead man was being carried out. Since the Jews buried their dead the same day (Dt. 21:23; Acts 5:5–10), we can safely assume this man had just recently passed away. The deceased was the only son of a widow, and she was in great grief! She was hurting, but the Lord Jesus was drawing near!

We not only see two crowds in this passage, we also see two sons. One is the only son of the weeping widow, the other the only begotten Son of God. One son was dead, the other Son was the resurrection and the life! We also see two sufferers meeting here: the women bearing her own sorrows and griefs, and the Lord Jesus, who is the Man of sorrows, acquainted with grief (Isa. 53:3–4). He could sympathize with this woman’s heartache. She was surrounded by many but she was still hurting; He would soon be forsaken by all at the cross and feel completely alone!

There were also two enemies there on that road that day: death and he who has the power of death. The Lord Jesus defeated death, the last enemy that separates us from our bodies and separates our souls from God if we do not know the Lord Jesus Christ as our Savior! But as the Lord Jesus defeated death by raising this weeping woman’s son by simply speaking a word, He also defeated and destroyed him who has the power of death by going into death for us (Heb. 2:14). The Lord Jesus would say victoriously to you and me today, “I am He who lives, and was dead, and behold, I am alive forevermore. Amen. And I have the keys of Hades and of Death” (Rev. 1:18).

Tim Hadley, Sr.





 

More From Our Daily Devotional Archives


Seek God - Not Things!
The Word for today
for Sunday, January 19, 2014
by Bob and Debby Gass

Seek God - Not Things!

‘…The Lord…gives you the ability to produce wealth…’
Deuteronomy 8:18 NIV
God holds back ‘…no good from those who do what is right’ (Psalm 84:11 NLT). But it’s important to acknowledge Him as the source of all your blessings. And on this one, we all fall short! Let’s face it, more...More
ALL SPRUCED UP
Our Daily Bread
for Wednesday, January 20, 2016
by RBC Ministries

ALL SPRUCED UP

READ:
Jude 1:20-25

Now unto him that is able to keep you from falling, and to present you faultless before the presence of his glory with exceeding joy,
-Jude 1:24

THE BIBLE IN ONE YEAR:
Genesis 49-50
Matthew 13:31-58

Getting our children to...More
Grace Outside the Box
Our Daily Bread
for Wednesday, July 29, 2020
by RBC Ministries

Grace Outside the Box

Bible in a Year: Psalms 49–50, Romans 1

Mephibosheth ate at David’s table like one of the king’s sons.
2 Samuel 9:11

Today's Scripture & Insight: 2 Samuel 9:1–7

Tom worked for a law firm that advised Bob’s company. They became friends—until...More



 



For enquiries, notifications and ad placement send mail to [email protected]
Copyright 2012 - 2022 All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy || Terms & Conditions