John 9:24-41 NIV

24 A second time they summoned the man who had been blind. “Give glory to God by telling the truth,” they said. “We know this man is a sinner.”

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      25 He replied, “Whether he is a sinner or not, I don’t know. One thing I do know. I was blind but now I see!”
      26 Then they asked him, “What did he do to you? How did he open your eyes?”
      27 He answered, “I have told you already and you did not listen. Why do you want to hear it again? Do you want to become his disciples too?”

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          28 Then they hurled insults at him and said, “You are this fellow’s disciple! We are disciples of Moses!

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          29 We know that God spoke to Moses, but as for this fellow, we don’t even know where he comes from.”

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          30 The man answered, “Now that is remarkable! You don’t know where he comes from, yet he opened my eyes.
          31 We know that God does not listen to sinners. He listens to the godly person who does his will.
          32 Nobody has ever heard of opening the eyes of a man born blind.
          33 If this man were not from God, he could do nothing.”

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          34 To this they replied, “You were steeped in sin at birth; how dare you lecture us!” And they threw him out.

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              35 Jesus heard that they had thrown him out, and when he found him, he said, “Do you believe in the Son of Man?”

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              36 “Who is he, sir?” the man asked. “Tell me so that I may believe in him.”

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              37 Jesus said, “You have now seen him; in fact, he is the one speaking with you.”

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              38 Then the man said, “Lord, I believe,” and he worshiped him.

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              39 Jesus said,a“For judgment I have come into this world, so that the blind will see and those who see will become blind.”

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                • ‰ 9:39 - Some early manuscripts do not have "Then the man said … " 39"Jesus said,"
                  40 Some Pharisees who were with him heard him say this and asked, “What? Are we blind too?”

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                  41 Jesus said, “If you were blind, you would not be guilty of sin; but now that you claim you can see, your guilt remains.

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