GIGs (Groups Investigating God) are one of the most effective ways to share Jesus with your friends. Buy hard copies or download the PDF guide to become a . These are the friends to invite to a GIG. You could say something along these lines: “A lot of people have heard about Jesus, but very few have actually gotten to. InterVarsity Staff log in to see the full collection. A participants guide for part two of a two-week Beyond Colorblind GIG exploration of ethnicity and spirituality.

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Leprosy was an infectious skin disease, so the man could not go to Jesus in a crowd.

Anyone they touched also became unclean. Lepers had to live away from their families and communities so the infection would not spread. Have you intervxrsity had similar attitudes or experiences? Do you see yourself in any of these characters? If you met Jesus, what problem would you ask him to help you with?

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What benefit would the priest receive from seeing the man healed? On this day, Jesus and his friends were alone on a road outside of town. There were rules for becoming clean again, but lepers had no hope of this. In what ways would the result be different if the man had obeyed Jesus?


How do they interact with each other? Sacrifices were also used in a ceremony after someone was healed of an infectious skin disease. A man covered with leprosy heard about Jesus. The Law provided forgiveness for sins through sacrifices. Jesus sent the man to the priest.

Yet the people still came to him from everywhere. Underline information and talk about it. Take turns asking questions about the story.

Skip to main content. Why do you think Jesus warned the man not to tell anyone? Huide do you think he asked it in this way? What are they like? Not all the questions need answers. We all have difficult problems in our lives at times.

What could the priest do for the man? But go, show yourself to the priest and offer the sacrifices b that Moses commanded for guidee cleansing, as a testimony to them.

Read it again, to yourself this time. If he helped you, how would you respond?

What lessons are there in this text for our lives? Did anything surprise you as you read?


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As a result, Jesus could no longer enter a town openly but stayed outside in lonely places. Jesus had been traveling all over the Galilee area, teaching and healing.

Scriptures Referenced Fuide 1: According to Jewish law, lepers were unclean. Pay attention to the people, especially Jesus. In an age of very limited medicine, his healing brought great hopeā€¦and great crowds. Moses was a leader of the Jewish Hebrew people. A priest killed an animal or a bird to take the place of the intervarsitu person. With one touch, Jesus communicated His love and power to this man. With one touch, Jesus gave him back his health, his self-respect, and his community.

Can you relate this situation to one today? The leper saw his chance guidee came near. They had no hope of going home because there was no cure.