Alright my friends, today this journey ends. Our in depth look at the ninth chapter of the Gospel of John that started six months ago and took up five posts. What an adventure it has been, right? This story that we’ve heard so many times and read so many times received new life for me back in October. I hope that the thoughts I’ve shared on this true story have done the same thing for you. But we have one more episode in this chapter.
Right this minute, our young man has been healed, abandoned by his parents, betrayed by his church, and left to his own devices. He was kicked out of church for believing the best of the man who healed him.
What would you be doing? Would you be looking for the man that healed you? Maybe you would just be standing outside the church thinking, “did that really just happen”? Maybe you’d be some place by yourself, having a cry. That’s what I’d probably be doing. But we don’t know what our friend did. The Bible doesn’t tell us. John is not concerned about what the young man did. His concern is with what Jesus did.Continue reading