~Think of something you wanted to do with your life while still young. Become a doctor? A lawyer? A teacher? If your dream did not work out as planned, look at the things that dream prepared you for instead. Perhaps, instead of a doctor you became a mechanic and can still fix things, and so on.

~The blind man’s parents were loyal to an organization instead of to God for whom it was organized. Explain the difference in devotion to a congregation and devotion to God.

~These parents refused to look at the evidence. They were blind to the evidence. They did not want to see and change their life. What new facts about the Bible have you discovered from these readings that you find yourself not wanting to see? How will you sit down and make yourself look at them honestly? What kind of role does ego play in such exercises?