When ten lepers
were cured by the Lord, only one came back to say thank you and he was not a Jew but a foreigner.
Commissioner Kaifala cited the biblical passage in which Jesus Christ healed ten lepers
, but only one came back to say thank you, referring to Naheeim Muslim Youth Organisation as the grateful leper.
There are the acts of Jesus healing ten lepers
, a centurion's servant, a paralyzed man, a woman long suffering from hemorrhage of Jesus calming a storm, of his ridding people of demons that had entered their bodies, of feeding 5000 people out of a little boy's lunch box containing two loaves of bread and five fish, of Jesus raising Jairus' daughter and Lazarus from the dead.
| Sunday's Holy Communion service at St Michael The Archangel looked at the healing of the ten lepers
, of whom only one - and he was a "foreigner" - came back to say thank you.
As I started reading these letters, the passage in scripture regarding the healing of the ten lepers
came to mind.
Tymme's ten lepers
have biblical antecedents in the ten lepers
cured by Christ (Luke 17:12-19).
Luke 17:11 tells of ten lepers
who asked Jesus to take pity on them.
John's chapel depict many scenes of Christ's healing arts, from healing the ten lepers
, the raising of Lazarus from the dead, the healing of Jarius' daughter, the healing of the man with the withered arm to the healing of the man at the pool of Bethesda.
I chose the story of the ten lepers
(Luke 17:11-19) because it would come up in the lectionary in seven weeks and thus the students could go out and tell the prepared text in a congregation of their own choosing.
approached Jesus but, in adherence to the law, they kept a certain distance.
recognized Jesus and were healed, but only one came back to say thanks.
11: 28-30, his essay on |Jesus as Divine Man', as well as two essays on Lukan pericopes: the Emmaus story (Luke 24: 13-32) and the story of the ten lepers
(Luke 17: 11-19).