About Philip Whitney

Committed my life to Jesus and "born again" in 1994 after living a "worldly life." I am now 67 years old and want to pass along the knowledge given to me by God and the Holy Spirit over twenty years of Bible study and teaching.

Commentary – “Why Did Jesus Weep?”

The Bible records three occasions when Jesus wept, with all three offering valuable lessons to apply to our own lives.  The Greek word used in Luke and John means “to shed tears.”  So, we know it was not just eyes welled up and it was not sobbing. He simply cried.  But in Hebrews below, we see powerful emotions driving Him to pray with what is likely sobbing.

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