Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And Jesus said, For judgment I am come into this world, that they which see not might see; and that they which see might be made blind.
He answered, "I do not know about his being a sinful man. All I know is that I was blind before and now I can see."
Then Jesus spoke to them again and said, "I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not have to walk in darkness but will have the light of life."
I have come into the world as a light, so that no one who believes in me may have to remain in darkness.
The blind are regaining their sight and the lame can walk, the lepers are being cured and the deaf can hear, the dead are being raised and good news is being preached to the poor.
To shine on men who sit in darkness and the shadow of death, And guide our feet into the way of peace."
"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,
Just then he cured many of diseases and ailments and evil spirits, and he gave sight to many who were blind.
to open their eyes and turn them from darkness to light and from Satan's control to God, so that they may have their sins forgiven and have a place among those who are consecrated through faith in me.'
2 Corinthians 4:4
In their case, the god of this world has blinded the minds of the unbelievers, to keep the light of the good news of the glorious Christ, the likeness of God, from dawning upon them.
So it says, "Wake up, sleeper! Rise from the dead, And Christ will dawn upon you!"
1 Peter 2:9
But you are the chosen race, the royal priesthood, the consecrated nation, his own people, so that you may declare the virtues of him who has called you out of darkness into his wonderful light;
And the basis of the judgment is this, that the light has come into the world, and yet, because their actions were wicked, men have loved the darkness more than the light.
"He has made their eyes blind and their minds dull, To keep them from seeing with their eyes, and understanding with their minds, And turning to me to be cured."
but if your eye is unsound, your whole body will be dark. If, therefore, your very light is darkness, how deep the darkness will be!
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.
Your eye is the lamp of your body. When your eye is sound, your whole body is light, but when it is unsound, your body is dark.
What follows? Israel failed to get what it sought, but those whom God selected got it.
2 Thessalonians 2:10
and full of wicked deception for men who are going to destruction, because they refused to love the truth and be saved.
1 John 2:11
But whoever hates his brother is in darkness, and is living in darkness, and he does not know where he is going, for the darkness has blinded his eyes.