Friday, June 15, 2012

Reason Enough John 9:1-7

Now as Jesus passed by, He saw a man who was blind from birth. And His disciples asked Him, saying, "Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?"
Jesus answered,  "Neither this man nor his parents sinned, but that the works of God should be revealed in him. I must work the works of Him who
sent Me while it is day; the night is coming when no one can work.  As long as I am in the world, I am the light of the world.  "When He had said these things, He spat on the ground and made clay with the saliva; and He anointed the eyes of the blind man with the clay. And He said to him,  "Go, wash in the pool of Siloam" (which is translated, Sent). So he went and washed, and came back seeing. 
John 9:1-7

Isn't that always the case?  We assume that the challenging, difficult, and otherwise, unfair situations in our lives are the direct result of sin. True, some of what we experience is simply the law of SOWING AND REAPING playing itself out... but not all of it.

The fact of the matter is friends... Jesus sometimes uses our greatest weakness and trial to manifest His power.  Shouldn't that be reason enough?


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