Gospel of John: Sunday of the Blind Man


“Rabbi,” his disciples asked him, “why was this man born blind?
Was it because of his own sins or his parents’ sins?”
“No.  It was not because of his sins or his parents’ sins,” Jesus answered. 
“This happened so the power of God could be seen in him.”
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Healing of blind man of Jericho also called   Christ Healing the Blind. by Dutch painter, Lucas van Leyden, painted 1533.

Originally the interior of a triptych but somewhere around the  late 18th- early 19th century the wings were joined and transferred to canvas as a large painting.