The Veil That Obscures Spiritual Sight (Thurs. Sept. 2)

The word of the day is “veil.”  The Son of God came down from heaven to bring “light to those who sit in darkness” (OSB Luke 1:79).  For that reason, the Lord Jesus said, “I am the Light of the world” (John 8:12).  And in today’s reading of 2 Corinthians 4:1-6, Paul declares, “For it is the God who commanded light to shine out of darkness, who has shone in our hearts to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ” (OSB vs. 6). Why the Light of Christ Does Not Give Everyone Spiritual Sight So why doesn’t everyone gain spiritual sight by the Light of Christ?  When the sun rises,…