Cleansing ten lepers

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James Tissot - The Healing of Ten Lepers (Guérison de dix lépreux) - Brooklyn Museum

Jesus' cleansing of ten lepers is one of the miracles of Jesus reported in the Gospels (Gospel of Luke 17:11-19).[1][2]

Biblical account[edit]

According to Luke's account, on his way to Jerusalem, Jesus encountered ten lepers. He healed them, but only one returned to thank Jesus afterward.

Analysis[edit]

According to Berard Marthaler and Herbert Lockyer, this miracle emphasizes the importance of faith, for Jesus did not say: "My power has saved you" but attributed the healing to the faith of the beneficiaries.[3][4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Bible Knowledge Background Commentary: Matthew-Luke by David C. Cook and Craig A. Evans (Feb 27, 2003) ISBN 0781438683 page 365
  2. ^ "Biblegateway Luke 17:11-19". Biblegateway.com. Retrieved 2018-04-18.
  3. ^ Berard L. Marthaler 2007 The Creed: The Apostolic Faith in Contemporary Theology ISBN 0-89622-537-2 page 220
  4. ^ Lockyer, Herbert, 1988 All the Miracles of the Bible ISBN 0-310-28101-6 page 235