"I saw a woman in Timnah, one of the daughters of the Philistines; now therefore, get her for me as a wife." Judges 14:2
"I saw" are Samson's first words in the Bible. Too bad. Samson ruled Israel, but he never ruled his eyes.
"When the woman saw that the tree was good for food…" Genesis 3:6
Ever since Eve's eye saw what was not true, men and women have been choosing what their eyes see over what God has said.
How did God solve Samson's eye problem?
"Then the Philistines seized him and gouged out his eyes…" Judges 16:21
What is Jesus' solution to eye problems?
"If your eye causes you to stumble, pluck it out and throw it from you." Matthew 18:9
What is Paul's solution to eye problems?
"But if we judged ourselves rightly, we would not be judged. But when we are judged, we are disciplined by the Lord so that we will not be condemned along with the world." 1 Corinthians 11:31-3
For me to live is Christ.