Contributed by David Smith on Nov 7, 2007
Jesus has the power to heal, but He doesn’t seem to have the power to keep this man quiet! Why don’t this former leper shut up, and why is Jesus so concerned to keep him...
"And a leper came to him, imploring him, and kneeling said to him, "If you will, you can make me clean." Moved with compassion , he stretched out his hand and touched him and said to him, "I will; be clean." And immediately the leprosy left him, and he was made clean. And Jesus sternly charged him