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.
"Whether he is a sinner or not, I do not know," he replied; "one thing I know--that I was once blind and that now I can see."
Once more Jesus addressed them. "I am the Light of the world," He said; "the man who follows me shall certainly not walk in the dark, but shall have the light of Life."
I have come like light into the world, in order that no one who believes in me may remain in the dark.
"blind eyes receive sight, and cripples walk; lepers are cleansed, and deaf ears hear; the dead are raised to life, and the poor have the Good News proclaimed to them;
Dawning on those who now dwell in the darkness and shadow of death--To direct our feet into the path of peace."
"The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because He has anointed me to proclaim Good News to the poor; He has sent me to announce release to the prisoners of war and recovery of sight to the blind: to send away free those whom tyranny has crushed,
He immediately cured many of diseases, severe pain, and evil spirits, and to many who were blind He gave the gift of sight.
that they may turn from darkness to light and from the obedience to Satan to God, in order to receive forgiveness of sins and an inheritance among those who are sanctified through faith in Me.'
2 Corinthians 4:4
in whom the god of this present age has blinded their unbelieving minds so as to shut out the sunshine of the Good News of the glory of the Christ, who is the image of God.
For this reason it is said, "Rise, sleeper; rise from among the dead, and Christ will shed light upon you."
1 Peter 2:9
But you are a chosen race, a priesthood of kingly lineage, a holy nation, a people belonging specially to God, that you may make known the perfections of Him who called you out of darkness into His marvellous light.
And this is the test by which men are judged--the Light has come into the world, and men loved the darkness more than they loved the Light, because their deeds were wicked.
"He has blinded their eyes and made their minds callous, lest they should see with their eyes and perceive with their minds, and should turn, and I should heal them."
but if your eyesight is bad, your whole body will be dark. If however the very light within you is darkness, how dense must the darkness be!
I speak to them in figurative language for this reason, that while looking they do not see, and while hearing they neither hear nor understand.
The lamp of the body is the eye. When your eyesight is good, your whole body also is lighted up; but when it is defective, your body is darkened.
How then does the matter stand? It stands thus. That which Israel are in earnest pursuit of, they have not obtained; but God's chosen servants have obtained it, and the rest have become hardened.
2 Thessalonians 2:10
and by every kind of wicked deception for those who are on the way to perdition because they did not welcome into their hearts the love of the truth, so that they might be saved.
1 John 2:11
But he who hates his brother man is in darkness and is walking in darkness; and he does not know where he is going--because the darkness has blinded his eyes.