This week we’re looking at the story of the man who was born blind, found in John 9. Specifically, we’re looking at the three responses made to Jesus in this story. You might want to start with Monday’s post to catch up, or quickly read the first 15 verses of John 9. Yesterday, we saw that some people (like the Jewish leaders) are prejudiced against Jesus from the beginning. Today, we encounter another kind of response.
Some will be interested, but competing concerns will win out
Because others, will show some interest. At least initially. But as we see in John chapter 9, competing concerns end up winning out. We see this implied in the division between Jewish leaders. Some were prejudiced against Jesus: