Daily Devotionals

He Has Magnified His Word, Psalm 138:2

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Jhn 9:12-16, 12 Then they said to him, “Where is He?” He said, “I do not know.” 13 They brought him who formerly was blind to the Pharisees. 14 Now it was a Sabbath when Jesus made the clay and opened his eyes…16 Therefore some of the Pharisees said, “This Man is not from God, because He does not keep the Sabbath.” Others said, “How can a man who is a sinner do such signs?” And there was a division among them.

The man, once disregarded and despised, gained attention for his transition from blindness to sight. However, this sparked division as some doubted the authenticity of the healing due to it occurring on the Sabbath. They prioritized their traditions over the life-changing transformation. The man was already labeled a sinner for his condition, and now he was seen as an even greater sinner for having his sight restored on the Sabbath. And Jesus the miracle worker was dubbed a sinner as well because He did this on sabbath day.

Christ intentionally performed miracles on the Sabbath to honor the day and emphasize the importance of spiritual healing on that day. Many have been healed, both physically and spiritually, on the Lord’s day through the preaching of the gospel. Those who truly seek Him shall find Him for a touch, He is the Lord of Sabbath.