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.
"But as for you, blessed are your eyes, for they see, and your ears, for they hear.
He perceived what they were saying, and He said to them, "What is this discussion of yours about having no bread? Do you not yet see and understand? Are your minds so dull of comprehension?
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.
"I came into this world," said Jesus, "to judge men, that those who do not see may see, and that those who do see may become blind."
If, however, the meaning of our Good News has been veiled, the veil has been on the hearts of those who are on the way to perdition,
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