[public domain]

The Raising of Lazarus, by Rembrandt, 1630-1632

Jesus works miracles
for His dearest friends
only after He has
tested their faith.
He let Lazarus die,
even though Martha and Mary
sent word that he was sick.
But after the trial, what rewards!
Lazarus rises from the dead.

St. Thérèse of Lisieux

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