In healing the Man Born Blind, Jesus reveals the mercy of God. In the Pharisees, we see the challenge of blindness to true work of Jesus.
The blinding power of certainty and the light of mercy
Lent 4A | John 9:1-41
Why do bad things happen?
That isn’t the question this passage answers. Nor does it answer why we suffer, why some are blind or disabled, or why some of us are total jerks.
Instead, it tells a story. A story of people willfully blind to the beauty of God.
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