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Friday; December 21

One day, when Jesus and His disciples were walking along they noticed a man who had been born blind.  The disciples decided it was a good time for an intellectual discussion so, “... His disciples asked Him, ‘Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he would be born blind?’” (John 9:2).  On the surface, trying to understand what led to the man’s condition might seem important to figuring out how to help him, but rather than interrogate the man, Jesus healed him.  Jesus was more interested in satisfying the need than understanding the background that led to the condition.            Have we ever found ourselves in the disciples’ shoes?  We see someone in need and the first thing we do is try to figure out why this person is struggling.  If we hope to help heal the long-term issue, we have to understand how they got to this point in the first place, right?  While there might be some validity to this human logic, what we often see in Jesus is the healing of the hurt rather than a…