So he gave them his attention, expecting to receive something from them.
However mistaken he may have been, it’s indisputable that the man at the Beautiful Gate expected “something”. From the woman with the issue of blood, to the blind men who wouldn’t take no for an answer, to the Roman centurion who trusted Jesus’ authority, and many others, the Bible is replete with illustrations of the power of expectation. Dear friend, are you attentively and faithfully expecting something good from God today? You should. Your expectation is necessary for your reception.