Prolific writers Brock and
Bodie Thoene commence their
Jerusalem Chronicles with the
story of Lazarus in When Jesus
(Zondervan). They were
struck anew by the chief priests’
plans to kill Jesus and Lazarus.
“Instead of an event in far off,
backwater Galilee, the raising
of Lazarus happened only
a short walk from Jerusalem…
where thousands of people
could go and see for themselves
that Jesus had the power of life
and death. As the greatest possible
example of Jesus’ authority,
Lazarus was a target of those
who opposed Jesus’ claim to be
the Messiah. What a testimony
to the depths to which evil will
go to oppose Jesus—murder
a man who has died and been
restored to life simply because
he is the example of the power
of the Lord—and we think WE
face opposition!”

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About The Author

Bodie and Brock Thoene (pronounced Tay-nee) have written some 50 works of historical fiction—which have sold more than 10 million copies and won several ECPA Gold Medallion Awards. In their timeless classic series about Israel (The Zion Chronicles, The Zion Covenant, and The Zion Legacy), the Thoenes' love for both story and research shines.