The man born blind experienced healing by Jesus so that he received the gift of sight. But his healing gave not only natural sight, but healed his spiritual blindness, as well, so he could recognize that Jesus is the Messiah, the anointed one, and he worshiped Jesus. His condition was a dramatic contrast to the Pharisees, for they had natural sight but they were blind to the working of God in the healing and declared that Jesus was a sinner for healing on the Sabbath. They could not see that Jesus is the light of the world.
We who are Christians also have received healing from our spiritual blindness, and we should radiate Christ’s light in our own lives. No matter what level of theological training we have had, we should be able to witness to what Jesus has done in our lives. As the man born blind maintained, “One thing I do know is that I was blind and now I see.” We who have been healed from spiritual blindness should now provide evidence of that same spiritual healing in our lives by the way we use the time, the talents, and the treasure entrusted to us.