Privacy was difficult to obtain. Yet Jesus was always leisurely; He never hurried. Even when an urgent message came from Bethany that Lazarus was dead, ‘He abode two days still in the same place.’ He required and took sufficient time for His plan of action to mature. Interruptions never distracted Him. He accepted them as opportunities of a richer service. Interruptions were the occasion of some of His most gracious deeds and most revealing words. He lived intensely, yet entirely without tension.
– G. H. Morling