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 Form 2 CRE Lessons: Jesus begins His work in Galilee

Significance of healing of the leper by Jesus

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1.Jesus had power over sickness.
II. It also showed the importance of faith. The leper had a lot of faith in Christ. Christians therefore should have faith in Christ.
III. It also showed the compassionate nature of
Jesus. Christians therefore should be concerned about the welfare of the poor and the despised.
IV. It also showed that Jesus came for all including the untouchables. Christians therefore should not discriminate.
V. It showed that Jesus had respect for the Mosaic law for he told the leper to go to the priest to examine him as a proof.
VI. By commanding the leper not to tell anybody what had happened, it meant that Jesus never wanted to publicize his Messiahship.