A Man Born Blind

“A Man Born Blind,” New Testament Teacher Resource Manual (2002), 286

Statement in the Scriptures


Blind Man


  1. “A man … called Jesus made clay, and anointed mine eyes, and said … wash: and I went and washed, and I received sight” (John 9:11).

  1. “This man is not of God, because he keepeth not the Sabbath” (v. 16).

  1. “How can … a sinner do such miracles?” (v. 16).

  1. “He is a prophet” (v. 17).

  1. “Is this your son, who ye say was born blind? How then doth he now see?” (v. 19; they did not believe he had been born blind).

  1. “We know that this is our son, and that he was born blind” (v. 20).

  1. “They feared the Jews” (v. 22).

  1. “We know that this man [Jesus] is a sinner” (v. 24).

  1. “I have told you already, and ye did not hear” (v. 27).

  1. “Thou art his [Jesus’] disciple; but we are Moses’ disciples” (v. 28).

  1. “Ye know not from whence he is, and yet he hath opened mine eyes” (v. 30).

  1. “If this man were not of God, he could do nothing” (v. 33).

  1. “Lord, I believe” (v. 38).

  1. “Are we blind also?” (v. 40).