Mark 1 - NIV
42 Immediately the leprosy left him and he was cleansed.
43 Jesus sent him away at once with a strong warning:
44 “See that you don’t tell this to anyone. But go, show yourself to the priest and offer the sacrifices that Moses commanded for your cleansing, as a testimony to them.”
45 Instead he went out and began to talk freely, spreading the news. As a result, Jesus could no longer enter a town openly but stayed outside in lonely places. Yet the people still came to him from everywhere.
Sermons on Mark 1
Contributed by Christopher Benfield on Mar 23, 2017
Leprosy was a dreaded disease, that led to a slow and painful death apart from divine healing. Jesus touched a leper, bringing healing and hope to his life. Leprosy pictures sin, and the saved have experienced such a touch from the Lord.
Contributed by Bishop Malcolm Coby, Ph. D. on Aug 29, 2016
Life often presents extreme conditions from which we pray to overcome. Some conditions are described as hopeless. How do you pray in such times? This sermon challenges us to learn from a deplorable condition known as leprosy. Hear the prayer of a leper.