Matthew 13: 16-17. “But blessed are your eyes, for they see: and your ears, for they hear. For verily I say unto you, that many prophets and righteous men have desired to see those things which ye see, and have not seen them; and to hear those things which ye hear, and have not heard them.”
I wonder when the disciples really began to understand how privileged they were. They walked with Jesus, touched Him, talked with Him; they saw His miracles, heard His heart as He spoke to the people, and slowly, slowly began to understand that not only was He a Teacher, but that He wa THE Teacher.
Jesus told them they were blessed (happy) to see and hear, because they had some understanding. He told them there were righteous prophets and men through the ages who had craved to see and hear what they were experiencing. How privileged they were to be with Jesus!
How privileged WE are to walk with Him, and to talk with Him daily. How blessed we are to have His Word, complete and available liberally so that we can treasure every word of the Word.
How little we value what we have. How little we crave Him.