Eyes to See

By   •   January 18   •   Topics: ,

bright light

The blind man, Bartimaeus, threw off his cloak and ran trembling to Jesus. And Jesus said, “What do you want me to do for you?” He said, “Lord, that I may receive my sight.” In that moment as he said, “Lord,” his spiritual eyes were opened. And Jesus said, “Your faith has made you whole.” Notice-not your intellectual understanding, not your money, not your works-but your faith. Faith! That’s all it takes! Immediately Bartimaeus, who had been blind all of his life, began to open his eyes, and the first thing he saw was the face of Jesus. What an experience-to open one’s eyes and look straight into the strong, tender face of Jesus! Bartimaeus met Jesus and the record says he “followed Jesus in the way.” When you go back to your business, or your home, or your neighborhood, or your friends, or your school, you don’t go alone. Christ goes with you.

Prayer for the day

Thank You, Lord Jesus, for healing me from my spiritual blindness!

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20 Comments

  1. David Ndowa says:

    I thank God lam always inspired. Every quoted scripture is a lift to my destiny.

  2. Catherine says:

    Such a wonderful reminder, Because we tend to be so forgotful of the actually blessing being able to know you is Lord, that alone is really actually enough.
    Help us, we need you constantly, atleast I know I do.

  3. Corinne Zuspann says:

    So wonderful and so very awesome!

  4. Joy says:

    Thankyou. “For God so loved the world that he gave his only begotten son that whosoever believeth in him should not perish but have everlasting life.” “May God bless us everyone,.”

  5. Laura Speer says:

    like a song says “I can only imagine ” what it will be like to stand before Jesus and look into his face and eyes! What a wonderful day that will be.

  6. Gerry says:

    Allow Christ to illuminate the path on which you walk.

  7. Joyce paul says:

    Lord,when I sin n You discipline me,help me to see it’s Your Love in action.May Your loving discipline mold n shape my character so that I become more n more like YOU.Amen.

  8. Pam Langille says:

    i been reading your devotion everyday and it encourage for me. I also share it on Facebook and sometimes I email to my form pastor. Then I add my own insight as well. This story I can picture be Jesus is right there when we open our eyes what a great way to regain your sight.