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“Now Martha said to Jesus, “Lord, if You had been here, my brother would not have died.” (John 11:21, NKJV). Friendship is a great thing. Before opening ourselves up to a new friend, we usually look for qualities like common interests, trust, loyalty, dependability, supportiveness. So it was puzzling when Jesus didn’t show up when His good friend, Lazarus, became seriously ill. In fact, Jesus deliberately delayed, and then it was too late. Lazarus was dead and buried before Jesus even left to go to him. He arrived four days too late. Or so it seemed. Purposefully Delayed The disciples…