A. The Blind See
Today two kinds of blindness are recognised: the first exists from birth; the second is acquired later in life through natural causes. Medical science has been able to restore sight in some cases of acquired blindness. However, it offers nothing to those blind from birth. In the days of Jesus the Messiah no such distinction existed. Only a miracle could restore sight, whatever the kind of blindness.
The Gospel accounts record four incidents in which Jesus gave sight to the blind. Here we consider two of them: