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XVII. Blindness of Heart

Matthew 16:2 - He answered and said to them, When it is evening, you say, It will be fair weather: for the sky is red.

Matthew 16:3 - And in the morning, It will be foul weather today: for the sky is red and threatening. O you hypocrites, you can discern the face of the sky; but can you not discern the signs of the times?

Luke 12:54 - And he also said to the people, When you see a cloud rise out of the west, immediately you say, A shower is coming; and so it does.

Luke 12:55 - And when you see the south wind blow, you say, There will be heat; and it comes to pass.

Luke 12:56 - You hypocrites, you can discern the face of the sky and of the earth; but how is it that you do not discern this time?

Mark 8:21 - And he said to them, How is it that you do not understand?

Mark 8:18 - Having eyes, do you not see? and having ears, do you not hear? and do you not remember?

Luke 8:10 - And he said, To you it is given to know the mysteries of the kingdom of God: but to others it is in parables; that seeing they might not see, and hearing they might not understand.

Mark 4:12 - That seeing they may see, and not perceive; and hearing they may hear, and not understand; lest they should be converted, and their sins be forgiven.

Matthew 15:14 - Let them alone: they are blind leaders of the blind. And if the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch.

Matthew 13:13 - Therefore, I speak to them in parables: because seeing they see not; and hearing they hear not, neither do they understand.

Matthew 13:14 - And in them is fulfilled the prophecy of Isaiah, who says, You shall continue to hear, but not understand; and you shall continue to see, but not perceive:

Matthew 13:15 - For this people's heart has become dull, and their ears are hard of hearing, and their eyes they have closed; lest they should see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and should understand with their heart, and should be converted, and I should heal them.