The widow’s son is raised from death by Jesus. What a wonderful miracle this is! In this great miracle, we see the love of God, the power of God and the glory of God.
(1) Love – “When the Lord saw her, His heart went out to her and He said,’Don’t cry’” (13).
(2) Power – “He said, ‘Young man, I say to you, get up!’ The dead man sat up and began to talk” (14-15).
(3) Glory – “They were all filled with awe and praised God” (16).
In this story, we hear the Word of the Lord. It is the Word of His love. It is the Word of His power. It is the Word of His glory. This is the Gospel. It’s the Good News. There’s a place in God’s heart for us. His heart is full of love for us. This is the Good News that comes to us with power. It’s the power of God for the salvation of everyone who believes in Jesus Christ. It’s the Good News that leads us on to glory. It leads us on to God’s heavenly and eternal glory.