Lessons from a Samaritan Leper

Lessons from a Samaritan Leper

“Now on his way to Jerusalem, Jesus traveled along the border between Samaria and Galilee.  As he was going into a village, ten men who had leprosy met him. They stood at a distance and called out in a loud voice, ‘Jesus, Master, have pity on us!’ When he saw them, he said, ‘Go, show yourselves to the priests.’ And as they went, they were cleansed. One of them, when he saw he was healed, came back, praising God in a loud voice. He threw himself at Jesus’ feet and thanked him—and he was a Samaritan.” – Luke 17:11-16 In Jesus’ day, it was a really bad lot to be a leper. Even if you didn’t have full-blown leprosy, you could be deemed a leper and be outcast by society (like if you had dandruff or if your head was sunburned). Once a priest had declared someone a leper, they

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