John 9 – Why?

Daily Devotional show

Summary: <p><strong>Hi, this is Ricky and our Daily Devotional today is found in John 9. </strong><strong>Feel free to read along in the show notes below.</strong><br> <strong>Also, I’d love to hear your thoughts on this scripture so comment on this episode at</strong></p> <p> </p> <p class="chapter-1"><span class="text John-9-1">1 As he passed by, he saw a man blind from birth.</span> <span id="en-ESV-26431" class="text John-9-2"><sup class="versenum">2 </sup>And his disciples asked him, “Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?”</span> <span id="en-ESV-26432" class="text John-9-3"><sup class="versenum">3 </sup>Jesus answered, <span class="woj">“It was not that this man sinned, or his parents, but that the works of God might be displayed in him.</span></span> <span id="en-ESV-26433" class="text John-9-4"><span class="woj"><sup class="versenum">4 </sup>We must work the works of him who sent me while it is day; night is coming, when no one can work.</span></span> <span id="en-ESV-26434" class="text John-9-5"><span class="woj"><sup class="versenum">5 </sup>As long as I am in the world, I am the light of the world.”</span></span> <span id="en-ESV-26435" class="text John-9-6"><sup class="versenum">6 </sup>Having said these things, he spit on the ground and made mud with the saliva. Then he anointed the man’s eyes with the mud</span><span id="en-ESV-26436" class="text John-9-7"><sup class="versenum">7 </sup>and said to him, <span class="woj">“Go, wash in the pool of Siloam”</span> (which means Sent). So he went and washed and came back seeing.</span></p> <p><span id="en-ESV-26437" class="text John-9-8"><sup class="versenum">8 </sup>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?”</span> <span id="en-ESV-26438" class="text John-9-9"><sup class="versenum">9 </sup>Some said, “It is he.” Others said, “No, but he is like him.” He kept saying, “I am the man.”</span> <span id="en-ESV-26439" class="text John-9-10"><sup class="versenum">10 </sup>So they said to him, “Then how were your eyes opened?”</span> <span id="en-ESV-26440" class="text John-9-11"><sup class="versenum">11 </sup>He answered, “The man called Jesus made mud and anointed my eyes and said to me, <span class="woj">‘Go to Siloam and wash.’</span> So I went and washed and received my sight.”</span> <span id="en-ESV-26441" class="text John-9-12"><sup class="versenum">12 </sup>They said to him, “Where is he?” He said, “I do not know.”</span></p> <p><span id="en-ESV-26442" class="text John-9-13"><sup class="versenum">13 </sup>They brought to the Pharisees the man who had formerly been blind.</span><span id="en-ESV-26443" class="text John-9-14"><sup class="versenum">14 </sup>Now it was a Sabbath day when Jesus made the mud and opened his eyes.</span> <span id="en-ESV-26444" class="text John-9-15"><sup class="versenum">15 </sup>So the Pharisees again asked him how he had received his sight. And he said to them, “He put mud on my eyes, and I washed, and I see.”</span> <span id="en-ESV-26445" class="text John-9-16"><sup class="versenum">16 </sup>Some of the Pharisees said, “This man is not from God, for he does not keep the Sabbath.” But others said, “How can a man who is a sinner do such signs?” And there was a division among them.</span> <span id="en-ESV-26446" class="text John-9-17"><sup class="versenum">17 </sup>So they said again to the blind man, “What do you say about him, since he has opened your eyes?” He said, “He is a prophet.”</span></p> <p><span id="en-ESV-26447" class="text John-9-18"><sup class="versenum">18 </sup>The Jews did not believe that he had been blind and had received his sight, until they called the parents of the man who had received his sight</span><span id="en-ESV-26448" class="text John-9-19"><sup class="versenum">19 </sup>and asked them, “Is this your son, who you say was born blind? How then doe</span></p>