Exodus 4:11 Then the Lord said to him, “Who has made man's mouth? Who makes him mute, or deaf, or seeing, or blind? Is it not I, the Lord?"
In Chapter 4 of Exodus God takes responsibility for making people deaf, dumb, or blind. If God intended them to be disabled, why do we attempt to heal them with our modern medicines and treatments? Does this subvert his purpose? Why would God want to make someone disabled in the first place? Why are some people disproportionately affected, even from birth, with terrible disabilities? If God is good and can control who is stricken with disabilities, why doesn't he ever heal them? Some claim that God does heal the sick and disabled, not just in the past, but still to this day through the power of prayer. If that is the case, why are there some types of disability that have seemingly never been miraculously healed? For instance, why doesn't God heal amputees?
- Got Questions?: Why does God allow people to be disabled/handicapped?
- Escape to Reality: Exodus 4:11
- Bible Hub: Exodus 4:11 Commentaries
- Wikipedia: Visual Impairment Causes
- Hearing Loss Association of America: Types, Causes, and Treatment
- Medline Plus: Intellectual Disability
- Why won't God heal Amputees?
- Skeptic's Annotated Bible: Who makes people deaf and blind?
- Skeptic's Annotated Bible: Exodus 4:11