Chapter 39

Jesus Heals a Blind Man

“Chapter 39: Jesus Heals a Blind Man,” New Testament Stories (2005), 100–101


Jesus and disciples approaching blind man

One day Jesus was walking with His disciples. They saw a man who had been born blind. The disciples asked if the man was blind because he had sinned or because his parents had sinned.

Jesus talking to blind man

The Savior said that neither the parents nor the man had sinned. The man was blind so that Jesus could heal him and show people God’s power.

Jesus healing blind man

Jesus made clay out of the dirt. He put it on the blind man’s eyes. Jesus told the man to go wash his eyes.

blind man washing his eyes

As soon as the man washed the clay from his eyes, he could see!

people smiling

When his neighbors saw him, they were not sure who he was. He told them that Jesus had healed him. The neighbors took the man to the Pharisees. The man told the Pharisees that Jesus had healed him.

men questioning blind man

Some of the Pharisees thought Jesus must be a righteous man. Others thought He was a sinner. When the man said Jesus was a righteous person, some of the Pharisees were angry and threw the man out.

Jesus talking to man

Jesus found the man. He asked the man if he believed in the Son of God. The man asked who the Son of God was. Jesus said that He was the Son of God, and the man worshipped Him.