Seeing clearly: how sight can be restored through spiritual vision

Janet Clements, a Christian Science practitioner and teacher, was the guest on this Sentinel audio chat. Janet began the chat with some opening comments, and then came questions submitted online by listeners. This excerpt has been edited for publication. To hear the whole chat, go to sentinel.christianscience.com/seeing-clearly.

How comforting are Christ Jesus’ words to the blind man Bartimæus: “Receive thy sight” (Luke 18:42). That word receive means “to accept” and “to embrace.” Jesus was saying to the blind man to accept and embrace the fact that he already had his sight, and that it had never really been lost. 

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