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There are only two possibilities: Jesus healed him, but the healing didn't 'take. Jesus did not heal him. 1 is improbable, so what are the reasons that Jesus wouldn't have healed him? a. They didn't cross paths. Though possible is not probable. b. They crossed paths but Jesus chose not to heal him. This occurs other places: Mt 13.58 And he did ...


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Literally, his sight had not yet fully recovered. The question is why not? When there are two things, one represents a heavenly aspect and the other an earthly aspect of the same thing. The man was healed spiritually and physically. When his eyes/understanding was 'washed in the word' (of spit/water) he was healed spiritually first. He saw men as trees, ...


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Another line of thought for interpretation is in regards to Matthew 7:15 where Jesus likens people to trees which bear good or bad fruit. It seems that the blind man who began to partially see was given some insight into the condition of people. People are like trees. Good trees bear good fruit and bad trees bear bad fruit. Obviously, the blind man could ...


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One possibility is that the first healing corrected the man's vision problem and the second corrected a problem that modern neurologists call visual agnosia. For instance, Geri Richards Hall, a Behavioral Neurology nursing expert, guides nurses giving care to geriatric patients: Patients with visual agnosia do not recognize day-to-day objects. They must ...



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