The healing pool of Siloam


Joined November 2007

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Pool of Siloam in the Lord’s Blue Mountains N.S.W. Australia.

I dedicate this one to my brother Chris he came on one of my adventures and helped me hold up my umbrella so that i got a clear shot at this one.

I wanted to share a famous story that this place reminds me of and is named after.

Jesus Heals a Man Born Blind

As Jesus went along, he saw a man blind from birth. His mates asked him, “Teacher, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?”
“Neither this man nor his parents sinned,” said Jesus, “but this happened so that the work of God might be displayed in his life. As long as it is day, we must do the work of him who sent me. Night is coming, when no one can work. While I am in the world, I am the light of the world.”

Having said this, he spit on the ground, made some mud with the saliva, and put it on the man’s eyes. “Go,” he told him, “wash in the Pool of Siloam” . So the man went and washed, and came home seeing.

His neighbors and those who had formerly seen him begging asked, “Isn’t this the same man who used to sit and beg?” Some claimed that he was.
Others said, “No, he only looks like him.”
But he himself insisted, “I am the man.”

“How then were your eyes opened?” they demanded.

He replied, “The man they call Jesus made some mud and put it on my eyes. He told me to go to Siloam and wash. So I went and washed, and then I could see.”

(From the Good News according to John from The Bible)

Jesus still heals people today.

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