Contributed by John Lowe on Jul 10, 2017
Leprosy was believed to be God’s chastisement for sins that were committed by the person. That type of thinking removed compassion and sympathy for the leper. They were likely to be stoned, if they got too close.
Harmony of the Gospels
Title: Leper Healed; His Response
(Leviticus 13:44) Matthew 8:1-4, Mark 1:40-45, Luke 5:12-16
Whenever Jesus came into contact with disease or misery, He was moved by compassion to remove it by his touch, His presence, or His word. This was part