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A man covered with leprosy heard about Jesus.
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We all have difficult problems in our lives at times. Yet the people still came to him from everywhere. Skip to main content. In an age of very limited medicine, his healing brought great hope…and great crowds. What benefit would the priest receive from seeing the man healed? Did anything surprise you as you read?
Pay attention to the people, especially Jesus. Can you relate this situation to one today? There were rules for becoming clean again, but lepers had no hope of this. Moses was a leader of the Jewish Hebrew people. Scriptures Referenced Mark 1: If you met Jesus, what problem would you ask him to help you with?
Anyone they touched also became unclean. According to Jewish law, lepers were unclean. Take turns asking questions about the story. Why do you think he asked it in gide way? Read it again, to yourself this time. As a result, Jesus could no longer enter a town openly but stayed outside in lonely places.
Jesus had been traveling all over the Galilee area, teaching and healing. Do you see yourself in any of these characters? Lepers had to live away from their families and communities so the infection would not spread.
How do they interact with each other? Jesus sent the man to the priest. What are they like? In what ways would the result be different if the man had obeyed Jesus? Why do you think Jesus warned the man not to tell anyone?
What could the priest do for the man? With one touch, Jesus communicated His love and power to this man.
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A priest killed an animal or a bird to take the place of the guilty person. The Law provided forgiveness for sins through sacrifices. Leprosy was an infectious skin disease, so the man could not go to Jesus in a crowd.
Sacrifices were also used in a jntervarsity after someone was healed of an infectious skin disease. Not all the questions need answers. If he helped you, how would you respond?
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