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Jesus heals blind men on the road to Jericho.

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Matthew 20:29-34 Mark 10:46-52 Luke 18:35-43
29And as they departed from Jericho, a great crowd followed Him. 30And behold, two blind men were sitting by the wayside. When they heard that Jesus passed by, they cried out, saying, Have mercy on us, O Lord, Son of David! 31And the crowd rebuked them, saying that they should be silent. But they cried the more, saying, Have mercy on us, O Lord, Son of David! 32And Jesus stood still and called them, and said, What do you desire that I should do to you? 33They said to Him, Lord, that our eyes may be opened. 34So Jesus had compassion on them and touched their eyes. And immediately their eyes received sight, and they followed Him.
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46And they came to Jericho. And as He with His disciples and a large crowd went out of Jericho, blind Bartimaeus, the son of Timaeus, was sitting by the side of the highway, begging. 47And when he heard that it was Jesus of Nazareth, he began to cry out and say, Jesus, son of David, have mercy on me! 48And many warned him that he should be quiet, but he cried a great deal more, Son of David, have mercy on me! 49And Jesus stood still and commanded him to be called. And they called the blind man, saying to him, Be of good comfort; rise up, He is calling you. 50And casting away his garment, he rose up and came to Jesus. 51And answering Jesus said to him, What do you desire that I should do to you? The blind man said to Him, My Lord, that I may see again. 52And Jesus said to him, Go, your faith has healed you. And instantly he saw again, and he followed Jesus in the way.
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35And as He came near Jericho, it happened that a certain blind man sat by the roadside begging. 36And hearing the crowd pass by, he asked what it meant. 37And they told him that Jesus of Nazareth passed by. 38And he cried, saying, Jesus, Son of David! Have mercy on me. 39And they who were in front rebuked him that he should be quiet. But he cried so much the more, Son of David! Have mercy on me. 40And Jesus stood and commanded him to be brought to Him. And when he had come near, He asked him, 41saying, What do you desire that I should do to you? And he said, Lord, that I may receive my sight. 42And Jesus said to him, Receive your sight! Your faith has saved you. 43And immediately he received his sight and followed him, glorifying God. And when they saw, all the people gave praise to God.
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Insights
  • It pays to ask, In the Gospel of Luke, The blind man asked the multitude what all the commotion was about. If he had not asked, the opportunity could have passed him by. We have not because we ask not, James 4:2.
  • There was revelation knowledge, that Jesus was the Messiah. In Mark's and Luke's gospel, the blind man or men were told that "Jesus of Nazareth" was passing by, at this the blind begin crying out, "Jesus, Son of David". This was revelation knowledge, they knew within themselves that Jesus was the Jewish Messiah. And because they had a word of knowledge, the blind men refused to be quite.
  • The blind man or men were persistent, They called out to Jesus, to have mercy on them and when the crowd warned them to be quit, they cried out all the more.
  • The blind man or men were willing to make the needed change, in their lifestyle. "Throwing aside his garment, he rose and came to Jesus". He threw away his, (white cane), by faith, before coming to Jesus.
  • Most importantly: he wanted to receive his sight, and they had the belief or faith in Jesus that He could do this healing for them.