Of all biblical events, one stands alone in its awesomeness. In John 11:39 Jesus commanded Martha, the sister of Lazarus, and those who had come to mourn with her, "Take away the stone. But Lord, said Martha, by this time there is a bad odor, for he has been there for four days. Then Jesus said, did I not tell you that if you believe, you would see the glory of God?"
When they removed the stone covering the tomb, Jesus called in a loud voice, "Lazarus, come out! The dead man came out, his hands and feet wrapped in strips of linen and a cloth around his face".
Having been dead for four days, Lazarus body had been overtaken by the decaying process. All his internal organs, the cartilage that held his joints together, the integrity of his eyes and face had been destroyed. Still, by the Word of God, personified in Jesus, Lazarus was brought back to life.
Biblical event as this, befuddles the nonbeliever and throw him or her into an intellectual tailspin from which recovery hardly seems possible.
No hypothesis or theory in science can explain bringing back to life a man who had been dead for four days and whose body, without the benefit of modern day refrigeration, had fallen apart from decay.
The only explanation is that it was a miracle, the occurrence of a physical event that breaks all natural and physical laws; analogous to a cow flying across the sky. Only the Word of God, put into action by the divine power of the Holy Spirit could bring back to life a man who had been dead for four days.
In the face of this miraculous event, one cannot help but have sympathy for the nonbeliever who is trapped in a scientific box. He calls God a tyrant, yet he feels liberated in a box from which he cannot escape.
The nonbeliever reality ends with physical events for which are scientific explanation. Where no such explanation can be found, the physical event, insofar as the nonbeliever is concerned, did not happen, and to suggest that it did is nonsense.