5. The Blind Leading the Blind & the Wise and Foolish Builder
Spoken during Week 25 of Yeshua’s Ministry - See also Parable 2
Luke 6:17 Yeshua came down with them and stood on a level place with a crowd of his disciples. A great multitude of people out of all Yehudaea and Yerushalayim, and from the seacoast of Tyre and Sidon, came to hear him and to be healed of their diseases. 18 Those who were vexed with unclean spirits were delivered, 19 and the whole multitude tried to touch him because power went out of him, and healed them all.
20 He lifted up his eyes on his disciples and said, “Blessed are the poor, for yours is the kingdom of Elohim. 21 Blessed are you who hunger now, for you shall be filled. Blessed are you who weep now, for you shall laugh. 22 Blessed are you when men shall hate you, and when they shall separate you from their company, and shall reproach you, and for the Son of Man’s sake call you out as evil. 23 Rejoice in that day and leap for joy! For your reward in heaven is great. Their fathers did the very same things to the prophets.”
24 But woe to you who are rich, for you have already received your consolation! 25 Woe to you who are full, for you shall hunger! Woe to you who laugh now, for you shall mourn and weep! 26 Woe to you when all men shall speak well of you, for so did their fathers to the false prophets! 27 But I say to you who have ears to hear: Love your enemies. Do good to those who hate you. 28 Bless those who curse you. Pray for those who despitefully use you. 29 To him that smites you on the cheek, offer the other. He that takes away your coat, let him have your shirt as well. 30 Give to every man who asks of you. He who takes away your goods, do not ask him to return them, 31 and just as you would like men to do to you, do the same to them. 32 I ask you, if you love those who love you, what thanks do you expect? Even sinners love those who love them. 33 If you do good to those who do good to you, what thanks do you expect? Even sinners do the same. “34 If you lend to those from whom you hope to receive a return on your investment, what thanks do you expect? Sinners lend to sinners to receive an increase. 35 Rather, love your enemies and do good, and lend with no hope for gain. Then shall your reward be great, and you shall truly be the children of the Most High. For he is kind to the unthankful and to the evil. 36 Therefore, be merciful, as your Father is merciful. 37 Judge not, and you shall not be judged. Condemn not, and you shall not be condemned. Forgive, and you shall be forgiven. 38 Give, and it shall be given to you – good measure, pressed down, shaken together, and running over shall men give into your bosom. Because the same measure that you use to measure others, will be used to measure you.
39 Then he spoke a parable to them, “Can the blind lead the blind? will they not both fall into the ditch? 40 The disciple is not above his master, but everyone who is completely perfected shall be like his master. 41 So, why concentrate on the twig in your brother’s eye and miss the beam that is in your own eye? 42 How can you say to your brother, ‘Brother, let me pull the twig out of your eye,’ when you yourself do not see the limb that is in your own eye? You hypocrite, first pull the log out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly enough to pull the twig out of your brother’s eye.”
43 A good tree does not bring forth rotten fruit, neither does a rotting tree bring forth good fruit. 44 Every tree is known by its own fruit. Men do not gather figs from a thorn tree, neither do they gather grapes from a bramble bush. 45 Out of the treasure of his good heart a good man brings forth that which is good. Out of the treasure of his evil heart an evil man brings forth that which is evil. For out of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaks. 46 Why do you call me, ‘Lord!’ yet you do not do the things I say? 47 Whoever comes to me and hears my sayings and does them, I will show you whom he is like – 48 he is like a man who built a house. He dug deep and laid the foundation on a rock. And when the flood arose, the stream beat vehemently upon that house, and could not shake it because it was founded upon a rock. 49 But he that hears and does nothing is like a man who built a house upon the earth without a foundation. The stream beat against it vehemently, and it immediately collapsed. The ruin of that house was tragic.
Look deep within the Temple, is your Temple full of light? Is it filled with shadows and a wanting for more of the things that make the light just right? Has a way been left opened? Is this where there are thieves that come in? Do by ladders through the windows open unto the moon light have they slithered in. Listen to your heart, check which way the basket is being filled. LET YOUR WICK BE BURNED WITH BRIGHTNESS WITH THE INFILLING OF THE HOLY SPIRIT DEAR FRIEND! For when one digs the depths of the foundation and finds the good rock , The Way that is hard but full of Truth is never left in the dark. Lay the foundation with good bearing, let the Bet be as the Hey, that special letter that aligns with Torah and guides the ministry along The Way. It is the number on the right and on the left. With each step you take the numbers are working even as the sand is ripped up as we walk along The Way.
Go now and wash, for you have traveled far along The Way.