Sunday, February 19, 2012

What Do You Want Me To Do For You?


Matthew 20:29-34

The two blind beggars saw what the scribes and the Pharisees failed to see.

They saw in Jesus the Messiah promised in the Old Testament.

When they addressed the Lord Jesus as the “Son of David”, they were giving Him the title of the Messiah.

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The two blind beggars had never seen Christ’s mighty miracles.

But they had strong faith in His power and His willingness to heal them.

This is the pattern for us when we pray.

We should always come to the Lord, trusting in His power and willingness to answer our prayers.

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The two blind beggars had a persistent faith in Christ.

They did not give up when faced with discouragement.

When warned to be quiet, they cried out all the more.

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Despite all the hustle and bustle of the crowd, the Lord Jesus stood still and called them to Himself.

He asked them, “What do you want me to do for you?”

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The two blind beggars did not ask for wealth so that they would no longer need to beg.

Their greater need was for sight.

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The Lord Jesus gladly granted them their request.

They were healed immediately.

And they began to follow Him.

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Lessons:
  • We must believe in Jesus as the promised Messiah.
  • We must have strong faith in His power and willingness to save us.
  • We must have a persistent faith in Him too.
  • We must remember to bring our greater needs to God in prayer.
If God loved us so much that He did not spare His own Son Jesus, but gave Him to die for us, then He will surely grant the prayers of those who love Him and obey Him.

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The Lord Jesus stopped and called them. "What do you want me to do for you?" He asked.

"Lord," they answered, "we want our sight."

2 comments:

  1. This is a very inspiring post. Thanks for reminding me that our Lord Jesus Christ is the ever powerful and true God.

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  2. Thanks for this inspiring reading. Hope you could post more regularly on this. It refreshes my soul, indeed. My sincerest gratitude.

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