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PARENT INFO: Sunday’s Gospel tells about the faith of some of Jesus’friends and the result of that faith— Lazarus’s being raised from death. The Gospel calls us to believe that Jesus can do more than raise us back to life as he did Lazarus. It calls us to believe that we will share God’s life forever.
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Jesus’ Resurrection is different from how Lazarus came back to life. Lazarus’s body would die again. In his risen body, Jesus will live forever. Jesus has opened Heaven to us. If we follow Jesus, we will live forever in Heaven after we die. “Christ’s Resurrection was not a return to earthly life, as was the case with the raisings from the dead that he had performed before Easter: Jairus’ daughter, the young man of Naim, Lazarus. . . .
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