What do you want me to do for you?
They won’t shut up about it. The crowd tries to quiet them, but they keep shouting - Lord, Son of David, have mercy on us!
Isn’t it fairly obvious what two blind men would want Jesus to do for them? Yes, but the “why” isn’t as obvious at first.
I believe Matthew records this simple story as a sign with spiritual implications for everyone.
Jesus stops. Asks them what they want. Lord, they answered, ‘We want our sight!’ .
So, what would we ask if Jesus came to our town? What is a need so pressing we won’t shut up about it? Such zeal that Jesus stops and answers!
Jesus had compassion on them and touched their eyes. Immediately they received their sight and followed him.
What are we passionately asking of Jesus today? Students of the Teacher might be crying out for sight to be able to follow Him with greater clarity!
Did you notice what these two blind men did when they received their sight?
Was this the passion of their hearts that only Jesus could hear?