Compassion for a Widow
Soon afterwards he went to a town called Nain, and
his disciples and a large crowd went with him. As 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.
When the Lord saw her, he had compassion for her
and said to her, "Do not weep."
Then he came forward and touched the bier, and the
bearers stood still.
And he said, "Young man, I say to you, rise!"
The dead man sat up and began to speak, and Jesus
gave him to his mother. [...]
The Funeral Procession
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"Jesus is the one who calls the living forth from
the dead." -Interpreter's Bible p684. Perhaps
we are being
called forth from our dead selves into a living faith which springs
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