The story of the ten lepers. (Luke 17: 11-19). A Biblical passage that elicits profound joy but at the same time intense sadness is when Jesus heals the ten men afflicted with the terrible, contagious, terminal, and ugly disease of leprosy—a disease that was highly prevalent in the Biblical times before Jesus and during the lifetime of Jesus on earth.
THE PROFOUND JOY. Their overflowing joy flows from the fact that the love, mercy, and compassion of Jesus were made manifest by a mere word when He healed these poor men whom society had ostracized and marginalized. As they headed … Read more