Understanding Truth (19 of 21) by Stephen Whitney

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Understanding Truth (19 of 21)
Series: Jesus Our Savior - Gospel of Luke
Stephen Whitney
Luke 24:25-35

Our eyes are the most important organ in our body to understand
the world around us. Only about size of a ping-pong ball they take in about 85% of all the knowledge we absorb.

Our eyes do not actually see objects, they see the light that objects reflect or give off. The eye can see in bright light or dim light, but it cannot see if there is no light at all.

Blindness is the total or partial inability to see. Those who are totally blind cannot tell light from dark. Some people are born blind and others lose their sight because of a disease, through an illness or as the result of injury.

Other conditions of blindness involve the inability to see under
special circumstances:
1. Color blindness is the inability to tell different colors apart
such as red and brown or green and yellow.

2. Night blindness is the inability to see normally when light
conditions are reduced so there is only a little light.

3. Snow blindness is the temporary lose of vision die to bright
sunlight reflected off of the snow.

Helen Keller, who became blind at the age of two was asked, "Isn't it the worst thing in the world to be blind?" Smiling she replied, "Not half so bad as to have two good eyes and to see nothing."

Often we are so concerned with physical sight that we miss spiritual insight. Our thoughts are so focused on the physical
that we overlook the spiritual and don't see what God is doing.

The challenge is not to become spiritually blind so that we understand the Scriptures and see what God is doing in our lives.


These two disciples have shared their disappointment about their hopes for the Messiah and now Jesus first rebukes them for their
unbelief and then instructs them in the truth about himself.

How foolish you are in understanding the OT Scriptures.
The Scriptures ta ...

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