Twenty-second Sunday of Pentecost
Jesus Heals a Blind Man
Mark 10: 46 - 52
Matthew 20: 29 - 34
Luke 18: 35 - 43
Under Jewish law, people with birth defects or with certain illnesses could not study in the synagogue, nor could they worship in the Temple.
Not only did Jesus want them to have rich and full daily lives, just like anyone else, most especially he wanted them to be in full relationship with God.
His physical healing of people always put them in a position where they could be spiritually healed as well.
1. Where were Jesus and the disciples?
[Jesus and the disciples were in Jericho.]
2. What was the name of the blind beggar?
[The beggar's name was Bartimaeus.]
3. What did the beggar say?
[The beggar said,"Jesus, Son of David, have pity on me."]
4. What did Jesus say to the beggar?
[Jesus said, "You may go. Your eyes are healed because of your faith."]
5. Where did the beggar go?
[The beggar went down the road with Jesus.]
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