The Son of Man
John 9:2-3 || Our default position as broken humans is to judge others. Jesus’ response to His disciples is profound: There is always a story behind what we see.
Dig Deeper: Matthew 7:1-6, Luke 6:37-42, Romans 2:1-4, 1 Corinthians 5
John 9:16 || It is tempting to deal with God on our own terms, where we think we know His boundaries. It is easier to pretend He is “safe” than to trust that He is good!
Dig Deeper: Proverbs 1:7-3:8, Luke 6:46-49, Luke 18:18-30
ONE THING I DO KNOW
John 9:25 || In the midst of the swirling reality of politics & religion, under tremendous pressure, the healed man displayed the work of God in his life!
Dig Deeper: Philippians 3
John 9:35, 38, 39, 41 || When Jesus calls Himself the Son of Man, He is drawing from Daniel 7, where the Son of Man is coming in judgment against the “fourth beast” which is what stands against the “saints of the Most High”! Believing in the Son of Man defines us as “saints of the Most High” and sets us free to SEE! The True Judgment is not against what most people call a “sinner” but, instead, it is against those who think they can see just fine on their own.