The Blind Receive Sight

March 7, 2021 • Brian Becker • LukeSeason 2

Sermon Notes - March 7, 2021
Luke: The Blind Receive Sight - Brian Becker

"There is practically nothing that messes with people’s relational harmony or dynamics more than broken expectations." - Jeremy Kubicek

Luke 18:35-36 (ESV)
As he drew near to Jericho, a blind man was sitting by the roadside begging. And hearing a crowd going by, he inquired what this meant.

Luke 18:37-38 (ESV)
They told him, “Jesus of Nazareth is passing by.” And he cried out, “Jesus, Son of David, have mercy on me!”

Luke 18:39 (ESV)
And those who were in front rebuked him, telling him to be silent. But he cried out all the more, “Son of David, have mercy on me!”

Luke 18:40-41 (ESV)
And Jesus stopped and commanded him to be brought to him. And when he came near, he asked him, “What do you want me to do for you?” He said, “Lord, let me recover my sight.”

Luke 18:40-41 (ESV)
And Jesus said to him, “Recover your sight; your faith has made you well.”

Luke 18:40-41 (ESV)
And immediately he recovered his sight and followed him, glorifying God. And all the people, when they saw it, gave praise to God.

Luke 18:35-36 (ESV)
As he (Jesus) drew near to Jericho, a blind man was sitting by the roadside begging. And hearing a crowd going by, he inquired what this meant.

Luke 18:37-38 (ESV)
They told him, “Jesus of Nazareth is passing by.” And he cried out, “Jesus, Son of David, have mercy on me!”

Luke 18:39 (ESV)
And those who were in front rebuked him, telling him to be silent

Luke 18:39 (ESV)
And those who were in front rebuked him, telling him to be silent. But he cried out all the more, “Son of David, have mercy on me!”

Luke 16:16 (ESV)
The Law and the Prophets were until John; since then the good news of the kingdom of God is preached, and everyone forces his way into it.”

Jeremiah 29:13 (ESV)
You will seek me and find me, when you seek me with all your heart.”Breakthrough belongs to those who go for it.

Luke 18:17 (ESV)
Truly, I say to you, whoever does not receive the kingdom of God like a child shall not enter it.

Luke 18:40-41 (ESV)
And then Jesus stopped

One of the only things worse than blindness, is not knowing that you are blind.

“ Better to be blind and see with your heart, than to have two good eyes and see nothing.” - Helen Keller

Romans 8:38-39 (ESV)
For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Luke 18:40-41 (ESV)
And then Jesus stopped and commanded him to be brought to him. And when he came near, he asked him, “What do you want me to do for you?”

Mark 10:49,50 (ESV)
“Jesus stopped and said, ‘Call him.’ And they called the blind man, saying to him, ‘Take heart. Get up; he is calling you.’ And throwing off his cloak, he sprang up and came to Jesus.”

Luke 18:40b-41 (ESV)
And when he came near, (Jesus) asked him, “What do you want me to do for you?” He said, “Lord, let me recover my sight.”

Luke 18:42-43 (ESV)
And Jesus said to him, “Recover your sight; your faith has made you well.”And immediately he recovered his sight and followed him, glorifying God. And all the people, when they saw it, gave praise to God.

Psalm 121:1 (NIV)
I lift my eyes to the mountains - where does my help come from? My help comes from the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth.”