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A Blind man and the Southern Baptist Convention!

 I was recently studying John 9 in order to try and bring a message on a Sunday at the beginning of 2021 for the First Baptist Church, Lexington, Tennessee congregation. As I read through that passage over and over again and sought the counsel of God as to what He was trying to say to me and to FBC, I continued to stumble over and over again on the first five verses. Listen to these words from John 9:1-5 from the Christian Standard Bible : As he (Jesus) was passing by, he saw a man blind from birth. 2  His disciples asked him, “Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?” 3  “Neither this man nor his parents sinned,” Jesus answered. “This came about so that God’s works might be displayed in him. 4  We must do the works of him who sent me while it is day. Night is coming when no one can work. 5  As long as I am in the world, I am the light of the world.”   Let me tell you that not only was I convicted over and over again by these words written by John