As He passed by, He saw a man who had been blind from his birth.
So His disciples asked Him, "Rabbi, who sinned--this man or his parents--that he was born blind?"
"Neither he nor his parents sinned," answered Jesus, "but he was born blind in order that God's mercy might be openly shown in him.
We must do the works of Him who sent me while there is daylight. Night is coming on, when no one can work.
When I am in the world, I am the Light of the world."
After thus speaking, He spat on the ground, and then, kneading the dust and spittle into clay, He smeared the clay over the man's eyes and said to him,