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January 11, 2015 | Blind Spots
Dr. Burnie R. Burnside
Jesus and His disciples saw a man who had been born blind. His disciples asked him, "Why was this man born blind? Was it a result of his own sins or those of his parents?"
Now, for the rest of the story I will read our scripture passage; John 9:35-41.
“When Jesus heard that they had thrown the man out, He found him and asked, “Do you believe in the Son of Man?”
“Who is He, Sir, that I may believe in Him?” he asked.
Jesus answered, “You have seen Him; in fact, He is the One speaking with you.”
“I believe, Lord!” he said, and he worshiped Him.
Jesus said, “I came into this world for judgment, in order that those who do not see will see and those who do see will become blind.”
Some of the Pharisees who were with Him heard these things and asked Him, “We aren’t blind too, are we?”
“If you were blind,” Jesus told them, “you wouldn’t have sin. But now that you say, ‘We see’—your sin remains.”
You Know What a Blind Spot Is.
A blind spot will keep you from seeing what you’re really doing.
These Pharisees had good intentions but they were blind and didn’t know it. Every one of us is susceptible to not seeing things that God is doing, and to not seeing how our behavior affects people harmfully. But if fail to recognize that we too are blind, then we limit the ability of Jesus to give us spiritual eyesight.
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