Thursday, April 25, 2013

Vision ( #atozchallenge )

English: The Sodomites are smitten with blindn...
English: The Sodomites are smitten with blindness, as in Genesis 19:11; illustration from the 1728 Figures de la Bible; illustrated by Gerard Hoet (1648-1733) and others, and published by P. de Hondt in The Hague; image courtesy Bizzell Bible Collection, University of Oklahoma Libraries (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

         When we think of vision as it applies to the Bible we often think of the term in the context of dreams, prophecies or visions.   There are many references of this nature in the Bible.  To the unbeliever, this type of vision may not be credible enough evidence to bring them closer to a Living God.  So let us consider vision in the most literal sense--the ability to see.

        The healing of the blind is among the most known of the miracles performed by Jesus.  In Bible days blindness was a common affliction that left those afflicted by it quite helpless.  This is why blindness is such a common metaphor in the Bible when referring to those who are unable to see the truth about God and His plan.

         In order to understand the Bible we must open our spiritual eyes to let the words into our hearts and minds.  If our eyes are not open then we cannot see the truth.   If we don't look toward Jesus, we will not recognize him.
          Faith comes first by hearing the word and then by having the vision to see what is being said.  If we walk through life with our eyes closed, we will run into many obstacles and may end up going the wrong way.  Open your eyes.  Use the spiritual vision that is within you to find the path to the truth.

 If you would like to know more about a true life change in a positive direction, then please click on the tab above labeled Take the Next Step

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  1. Most informative post Lee, a joy to read,


  2. Faith...the hardest concept to explain to those who don't know the word of God through Jesus the Christ.

  3. God bless you Lee, and may the God of Creation bless your post with the Spirit that all that come here will hear!

    Most excellent!

  4. Thank you for sharing such thoughtful post

  5. Beautiful, Lee. and I love the way you invite the reader at the end of each post to a true life change. So important for us to be Christ's ambassadors to the world. Thanks you. God bless, Maria at Delight Directed Living


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