A Visible Act of Creation? John 9:6-11

Text:  In the beginning was the Word (Christ Jesus), and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.  The same was in the beginning with God.  All things were made by Him; and without Him was not anything made that was madeHe was in the world, and the world was made by Him, and the world knew Him not.
John 1:1-10.

Good morning, Christian subject!  Having been quickened by God the Holy Spirit; granted Gods gifts of repentance and saving faith - you and I immediately subjected our own personal and rebellious wills to our Sovereign Lord God, and, by His grace, we became His loyal subjects.  Praise God for the utter privilege of being subjects of the King of all kings - Christ Jesus, the Creator of all the earth!  Amen.

Ye call Me Master and Lord; and ye say well; for so I am.  (John 13:13)

And He (Christ Jesus) was clothed with a vesture dipped in Blood; and His Name is called The Word of Godand He hath on His vesture and on His thigh a Name written, KING OF KINGS, AND LORD OF LORDS.  (Revelation 19:11-16)

It might surprise us to learn of how many - otherwise soundly saved, Bible-believing Christians - within the church who do not know that the Lord Jesus Christ is the actual Creator of all things. 

Jesus Christ was, IS, and ever shall be, our Sovereign Creator Lord God!  Give glory and praise to His Holy Name!  Hallelujah!

“…He was in the world, and the world was made by Him, and the world knew Him not.  (John 1:10)

In todays selected Bible reading from Johns Gospel account,  I firmly believe that we find the Lord Jesus actually engaged in a work of Divine Creation.  Check it out for yourself, Christian!  Gods Word is truth!

After declaring Himself to be ‘…the Light of the world…’ (V.5), He proceeded to prove the fact to His disciples and to the man born blind - by making him a pair of eyes!  (Isaiah 42:5-7) (Isaiah 61:1-2)

This miracle parallels Christs dealing with the man with the palsy who was brought to Him by his four friends for healing in Mark chapter 2-1-12.

In Marks account of that healing, the Lord Jesus first declared unto the palsied man, Son, thy sins be forgiven thee. (V.5)

Then, when Jesus perceived that the scribes and unbelieving crowd ridiculed His words, He healed the mans body as a proof of His power to forgive him his sins!  Hallelujah!  The outer miracle of healing, proved the inner miracle of sins forgiven.  Wow!  What enlightenment we have in Gods Word.

Whether is it easier to say to the sick of the palsy, Thy sins be forgiven thee; or to say, Arise, and take up thy bed and walk?  But that ye may KNOW that the Son of man hath power on earth to forgive sins, (he said to the sick of the palsy,) I say unto thee, Arise, and take up thy bed, and go thy way into thine house.  (Mark 2:9-11)  
And he did!  His sins were forgiven, his body healed!

In chapter nine of Johns Gospel today, Jesus first informed His disciples that it was not the sins of the mans parents, nor the sins of the man himself that had caused him to be born blind; ‘…but that the works of God should be made manifest in him.  (V.3)  The man was born blind for a purpose!  His blindness would, at Gods Own exact time in history, be used to bring glory to His Son, Christ Jesus, the Creator Lord God.  What a Sovereign plan!

Now watch Christ the Creator at His creative work:  When He had thus spoken, He spat on the ground (the dust of the earth); and MADE clay of the spittle, and He anointed the eyes of the blind man with the clay.  (V.6)

I firmly believe that the Lord Jesus actually made this blind man a new pair of eyes on that day.  “…He (the man that had been born blind) went his way therefore, and washed, and came seeing.  (V.7)  Thanks be to God!

Christ the Creator Lord God not only gave physical sight to the man who had been born blind; had never seen the sun shine before; had never experienced colours, nor patterns, nor dimensions ever!  The Lord Jesus also gave this dear man a startling testimony to tell others and to prove to them the Divine power of God to make ‘…all things new…’  (V.11)  (Revelation 12:11)

IF therefore, you and I have now been created ‘…new creatures in Christ…’; should we not also go forth and earnestly tell other souls what Christ has done for us?  How can we ever seek to keep such wondrous news a secret?

Thought: I serve a risen Saviour, Hes in the world todayHe lives! 

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