The Blind Man

Healing the Blind Man by Edy Legrand
Healing the Blind Man by Edy Legrand

They came to Bethsaida, and some people brought a blind man and begged Jesus to touch him. He took the blind man by the hand and led him outside the village. When he had spit on the man’s eyes and put his hands on him, Jesus asked, “Do you see anything?”

He looked up and said, “I see people; they look like trees walking around.”

Once more Jesus put his hands on the man’s eyes. Then his eyes were opened, his sight was restored, and he saw everything clearly.  Jesus sent him home, saying, “Don’t go into the village.”

~ Mark 8:22-26


You are sitting listening to your friends talk excitedly.  Jesus has walked into your town.  You have heard the stories of what Jesus did in neighboring towns.  In one he healed a deaf and dumb man.  In another he healed a woman with a menstrual disorder—a nasty condition that no doctor could cure.  And you have heard rumors that a little girl was brought back to life.  “Certainly Jesus can heal you!” Continue reading The Blind Man