Everyone wants to live a carefree, happy and easy life, to fall in love and have amazing sex and relationships, to look perfect and make money and be popular and well-respected and admired and a total baller to the point that people part like the Red Sea when you walk into the room.
Blind, physically or mentally. From, tuphoo; opaque, i.
To look up, recover my sight. From ana and blepo; to look up; by implication, to recover sight. Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers 51 Lord. The word was an augmentative form of Rabbi, and as such expressed greater reverence.
It takes its place as another example of St. Mark's fondness for reproducing the very syllables that were spoken. Pulpit Commentary Verses 51, And the blind man said unto him, Rabboni, that I may receive my sight.
It was a more respectful mode of address than the more simple form "Rabbi. But his faith is accepted; and he showed that it was genuine as far as it went, by forthwith following Jesus in the way.
There were six occasions on which our Lord is recorded to have healed the blind: Chrysostom says of Bartimaeus, that as before this gift of healing he showed perseverance, so after it he shewed gratitude. Matthew Henry Commentary In coming to Christ for help and healing, we should look to him as the promised Messiah.
The gracious calls Christ gives us to come to him, encourage our hope, that if we come to him we shall have what we come for.
Those who would come to Jesus, must cast away the garment of their own sufficiency, must free themselves from every weight, and the sin that, like long garments, most easily besets them, Heb He begged that his eyes might be opened. It is very desirable to be able to earn our bread; and where God has given men limbs and senses, it is a shame, by foolishness and slothfulness, to make themselves, in effect, blind and lame.
His eyes were opened. Thy faith has made thee whole: Let sinners be exhorted to imitate blind Bartimeus. Where the gospel is preached, or the written words of truth circulated, Jesus is passing by, and this is the opportunity.
It is not enough to come to Christ for spiritual healing, but, when we are healed, we must continue to follow him; that we may honour him, and receive instruction from him.
Those who have spiritual eyesight, see that beauty in Christ which will draw them to run after him.Lyrics to 'Do You Want to Build a Snowman?' by Kristen Bell: I'm right out here for you, just let me in We only have each other It's just you and me What are.
Matthew the greetings in the marketplaces, and the title of 'Rabbi' by which they are addressed. Matthew But you are not to be called 'Rabbi,' for you have one Teacher, and you are all brothers.
It will help you make decisions about the right courses to take in high school and community college so that you have the opportunity to turn that passion of yours into a great job and a great future. Ask God for what you want and do not be concerned about asking for the wrong thing, because as you draw ever closer to Him, you will cease asking for things altogether.
“Your Father knows the things you have need of before you ask Him” (Matthew ).
Because if you want the benefits of something in life, you have to also want the costs. If you want the beach body, you have to want the sweat, the soreness, the early mornings, and the hunger pangs. If you want the yacht, you have to also want the late nights, the risky business moves, and the possibility of pissing off a person or ten thousand.
I get so tired of living like this I don't have the time, neither do my friends To stay up at night to pull me through And to find the things to keep my mind off of you.