The Mini Drama of John 9.8-41
7 Scenes
KEY THEMES:
Clue to Historical Situation of Fourth Evangelist::
 9.22: His parents . . .were afraid of the Jews: for the Jews had already
agreed that anyone who confessed Jesus as Messiah would be put out
of the synagogue.”
Theological Themes:
Sight and blindness: the blind man sees; the Pharisees are blind (9.41)
[Irony]
Signs and Faith: How one (the blind man) gradually comes to faith:
“that man….from God” ….the Son of Man…and he worshipped him”
(vv. 15, 33, .35-38)
Judgment and division: “I came into this world for judgment” (9.39)