(Jesus speaking) “Do you believe in the Son of GOD?” The man whose blind eyes were healed answered, “Who is he, Master? Tell me so that I can place all my faith in him.” Jesus replied, “You’re looking right at him. He’s speaking with you. It’s me, the one in front of you now.” Then the man threw himself at his feet and worshiped Jesus and said, “Lord, I believe in you!”
And Jesus said, “I have come to judge those who think they see and make them blind. And for those who are blind, I have come to make them see.”
Some of the Pharisees were standing nearby and overheard these words. They interrupted Jesus and said, “You mean to tell us that we are blind?” Jesus told them, “If you would acknowledge your blindness, then your sin would be removed. But now that you claim to see, your sin remains with you!” (John 9:36)
How many of us really think that we have a handle on GOD? Like the Pharisees, we’ve read the instructions in the Bible from cover to cover and think we pretty much know it all. We’ve sat in Church for years, maybe been to all the lectures and even studied under some of the best … and yet we still remain extremely willful enough to do ‘our own thing’ ...
... and in so doing, our hearts remain hardened to His visitations and our eyes blind to His comings and goings.
This past few days, the Lord has been speaking to us all about utilising the true use of our senses - I acknowledge my blindness. Open me up to You, Lord. I want to see You …
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