Who Was Lazarus In The Bible? A Character Study

Have you read about Lazarus in the Bible? Who was this man exactly and why is it important for us to know? The Meaning of Lazarus’ Name Lazarus’ name comes from the Greek word “Lazaros” and means “whom God helps” and it is a form of the Hebrew name Eleazar which is from the Hebrew word “'El`azar” and means something very similar; “God has helped” so Lazarus name essentially means “whom God helps” or “God has helped.” Elazar was the third son of Aaron the first high priest of Israel and he was t … [Read more...]

Jesus Raises Lazarus Bible Story: Summary, Lessons and Study

What can we learn from Jesus’ raising Lazarus from the dead?  What hope does this give the believer?Lazarus Lazarus’ name is Hebrew in origin and interestingly means “God is my help.”   The account of Jesus’ raising Lazarus from the dead is not just symbolic of Jesus being God and having within Himself the power to resurrect the dead…it is a story that we will all be raised someday.  Some will be raised to eternal life while others will be raised to eternal judgment (Rev 20:11-15).  The exam … [Read more...]