The Lord Healing Blind Man

Light for the Blind Man

The following is an excerpt from our affiliated blog, Orthodox Theology of the Beautiful. Feel free to click the Read Post button for the original post.

In the beginning the earth was formless and void. This is humanity without God, unfinished and empty, being disunited from the Divinity. And the darkness was on the face of the deep, for ignorance is the gateway into the abyss of sin and hades. I do not say that ignorance is sin, but that it is a gateway, the face of the deep. Ignorance leaves us sick for many years (John 5:5), and though we bare the heat of the midday Sun, standing in the bright light of this world, we do not know who it is who is asking us a question (John 4:9)…