Refers Luke 18:35-43

v39-40 And those who led the way in front of the procession went to rebuking him telling him to be quiet. But he himself cried out much more, “Son of David have mercy on me!” And Jesus having come to a standstill, commanded him to be brought to Him. And after he had come near, He asked him, “What do you desire that I do for you?”

What is it that makes the Son of God, the Creator of the Universe, stand still, in His own tracks?

A voice.

A voice that beggars belief.

A voice that enquires and seeks an answer to a question.

A pleading voice that lifts and rises from the warmed, dusted ground.

Rising in hope mixed with anxiety, it appeals to He who is the son of David.

Rising with anticipation and with genuineness, only to be cut at from behind and in front.

From a leading pack whose intention is to quell any and all distractions, especially from such a one.

The voice rises higher still and increases in strength all the more. It shall get through. It shall prevail.


Everything goes quiet. All that can be heard is a strong command from the lips of the Master.

Where is this one, who pleads and calls upon the name of the son of David, amongst so many?

How can this Jesus of Nazareth see me, when I cannot see anything? Is there yet hope?

Who are these people with arms around me, encouraging me now to be expectant?

Drawing closer, feeling excited, at last face to face with my merciful Lord.

What do you want me to do for you, He asks as I draw near.

To see again is my plea! I believe!  

Then receive.

What is it that makes the Son of God, the Creator of the Universe, stand still, in His own tracks? There are three you can now ask…Joshua, who knew the mighty sun to stand still at Gibeon and the majestic moon at Aijalon. You can ask the glorious cherubim angels whose living wheels would stand still as they stood still. And the third…well, the third one you can ask, has a voice that beggars belief.