Posts by Kelly Kinder (Page 5)

Posts by Kelly Kinder (Page 5)

John 9: Jesus and the Man Born Blind

In John 9, we have the account of Jesus healing a man who had been born blind.   This is the only miracle in the gospels where the sufferer is spoken of as being disabled from birth. The chapter falls out nicely into three parts. First, is the account of the healing itself (9:1-7), then there is the interrogation of the blind man by his neighbors and the Pharisees (9:8-34) and at the end, Jesus reenters the story to teach us…