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Seeing is Believing [5-5-19]




John 9


We started talking last Sunday about Jesus' healing of a blind man and how different people reacted to it. John 9:8-12 gives us the perspective of the people who had known the man for a long time:


The neighbors and those who had seen him before as a beggar were saying, “Is this not the man who used to sit and beg?” Some said, “It is he.” Others said, “No, but he is like him.” He kept saying, “I am the man.” So they said to him, “Then how were your eyes opened?” He answered, “The man called Jesus made mud and anointed my eyes and said to me, ‘Go to Siloam and wash.’ So I went and washed and received my sight.” They said to him, “Where is he?” He said, “I do not know.