Summary: Mud in You eye is the easy bit, it getting people to believe how it got their. You can listen to this message at www.preaching.co.nr (sep 2008)
Mud In Your Eye John 9
"Wives feel resentment when it is assumed that they are responsible for everything that goes wrong around the house. This is epitomized in the television ad in which the husband is upset because there’s a ’ring around the collar.’ The wife breaks into tears because her detergent has not removed the dirt from her husband’s shirt. The ring around the collar is seen as telltale evidence of her failure. "The ad never asks the obvious question: ’Why didn’t he wash his neck?’ " Tony Compalo
Disciples were looking for someone to blame, Him or Parents?
Jesus was doing what he came to do, looking for someone to heal. Someone in whom the Glory of God could be revealed.
When see trouble in our Life or other peoples or in Town, Rather than just look for the ROOT cause, see it as an opportunity for the Work of God to be Done.
Gal 6 9Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up. 10 Therefore, as we have opportunity, let us do good to all people, especially to those who belong to the family of believers. Eph 5:16
WE live in a Culture of Blame, Began with Adam & Eve “Not my fault it was the woman you gave me” Today people their Parents, their Area, other People, the Devil or it a Generational curse.
Jesus says “Forget all that” Light of the World is Here, While Jesus is Here its doing the Work of God that Matters That Work is;
LK 4 18"The Spirit of the Lord is on me, because he has anointed me to preach good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim freedom for the prisoners and recovery of sight for the blind, to release the oppressed, to proclaim the year of the Lord’s favour
We have Hands to Help Also we have a God who Heals Let do and seek BOTH
Jesus spit & made mud WHY Don’t know. Glad dose no tell us do this today funny how there are many people in Wash Feet ministry literally not many ministries called Mud in Your Eye.
Lack of Sight / knowledge was perhaps a blessing he Could n’t see to stop Jesus put mud in his eye, didn’t know how unpopular Jesus was with the Religious
We look around, What will they think, Encounter with Jesus, Best when it Just You and Jesus
Mud go and wash it out was the Easy Bit, telling others was perhaps the hard bit. … Right they would have said what a story you expect us to believe that.
Began a Religious Debate Jesus Shouldn’t He Couldn’t not on a Sabbath
Blind Man simply said = HE Does, HE Has & HE Will
Rituals & Rules Meant Jesus could not fit system, sought to discredit Jesus Law breaker, Sinner
“I was Blind But Now I can See” v25 is need be said, you our Story great weapon / witness I was Sick…. I was Sad……. I was Sinner ….. But Jesus has made me well
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