Small Details May Say A Lot (Signs, and the Sabbath)

Introduction to John 5 (Continuation of “Small Details May Say A Lot) A quick reading of John 5 might mislead many into thinking, “Oh well, it’s another miracle story of Jesus Christ, this time about a man invalid for 38 years.” I recall many years ago, each time I studied the Scripture in preparation forContinue reading “Small Details May Say A Lot (Signs, and the Sabbath)”

Small Details May Say A Lot

Even after posting three blogs on John 9, there is still room for a few insights, particularly on the two interesting remarks of Jesus Christ. First, in John 9:4, “We must work the works of Him who sent Me as long as it is day; night is coming when no one can work.” What doesContinue reading “Small Details May Say A Lot”

Spiritual Blindness: Conclusion

A study on John 9 In my last blog posting, I said, “The healed blind man did not only experience restored eyesight, but more importantly recovery from spiritual blindness.” Interestingly, John 1 also hinted on the idea of spiritual blindness. See John 1:10-11: He [Jesus] was in the world, and the world was made throughContinue reading “Spiritual Blindness: Conclusion”

Spiritual Blindness: Continuation

A study on John 9 The central characters within John 9 involve Jesus Christ, the man born blind and the Pharisees or the Jewish Religious Leaders. The story began with Jesus and His disciples leaving the Temple area (8:59). He then passed by the man born blind (9:1). The disciples, seeing the blind man, thenContinue reading “Spiritual Blindness: Continuation”

Spiritual Blindness: Introduction

A study on John 9 This Sunday, for our house gathering, we did a study on the Gospel of John, a disciple of Jesus Christ, specifically chapter 9 of the said gospel.  The story of the man born blind appeared only in the Gospel of John. Following the flow of narrative presented by John, JesusContinue reading “Spiritual Blindness: Introduction”