Read John 11:11-27

1. If you could raise one person from the dead, who would it be? Why?

2. What do you learn from the disciples' response to Jesus' statement in verses 11-12?

3. What do you learn from Thomas' conversation with the other disciples in verse 16?

4. What do you learn from Martha's conversation with Jesus in verses 21-22?

5. What do you learn from Jesus' statement in verse 25?

6. Jesus is the resurrection and the life. How does that empower you to live...

     a. a life with confidence?

     b. a life with hope?

     c. a life with purpose?

Bonus question: On a scale of 1 (none) to 10 (completely) how confident are you that you will live eternally? What evidence is there supporting your level of confidence? How would you live your life differently if you were more confident?