Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
He hath blinded their eyes, and hardened their heart; that they should not see with their eyes, nor understand with their heart, and be converted, and I should heal them.
And Jesus said, "I have come into this world to judge men, that those who cannot see may see, and that those who can see may become blind."
This is why I speak to them in figures, because though they look they do not see, and though they listen they do not hear or understand.
Leave them alone. They are blind guides! But if one blind man leads another, they will both fall into the ditch!"
so that " 'They may look and look and yet not see, And listen and listen and yet not understand, Lest possibly they should turn and be forgiven.' ",
And he said, "You are permitted to know the secrets of the Kingdom of God, but they are given to others in the form of figures, so that they may look and yet not see, and hear and yet not understand.
" 'Go to this Nation and say to them, "You will listen, and listen, and never understand, And you will look, and look, and never see!
The rest became callous; as the Scripture says, "God has thrown them into a state of spiritual insensibility, with eyes that cannot see and cars that cannot hear, that has lasted down to this day."
And he noticed it and said to them, "Why do you discuss your being without bread? Do you not yet see nor understand? Are your minds so dull?
So repent and turn to God, to have your sins wiped out, and happier times will come from the presence of the Lord,
The church saw them off upon their journey, and as they traveled through Phoenicia and Samaria they told of the conversion of the heathen, and caused great rejoicing among all the brothers.
My brothers, if any one of you is led astray from the truth, and someone brings him back,
"The spirit of the Lord is upon me, For he has consecrated me to preach the good news to the poor, He has sent me to announce to the prisoners their release and to the blind the recovery of their sight, To set the down-trodden at liberty,
The light is still shining in the darkness, for the darkness has never put it out.
But the Jews would not believe that he had been blind and had become able to see until they summoned the parents of the man who had been given his sight,
If I am not doing the things my Father does, do not believe me.