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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Read it again, to yourself this time. On this day, Jesus and his friends were alone on a road outside of town. Yet the people still came to him from everywhere. Lepers had to live away from their families and communities so the infection would not spread. Moses was a untervarsity of the Jewish Hebrew people. A man covered with leprosy heard about Jesus.

The leper saw his chance and came near. What lessons are there in this text for guode lives? What could the priest do for the man?


Underline information and talk about it. Jesus had been traveling all over the Galilee area, teaching and healing. As a result, Jesus could no longer enter a town openly but stayed outside in lonely places. Skip to main content. Did anything surprise you as you read?

guidf Anyone they touched also became unclean. We all have difficult problems in our lives at times. Why do you think Jesus warned the man not to tell anyone?

Intervaesity you relate this situation to one today? Do you see yourself in any of these characters? Why do you think he asked it in this intervsrsity But go, show yourself to the priest and offer the sacrifices b that Moses commanded for your cleansing, as a testimony to them.

If you met Jesus, what problem would you ask him to help you with? Take turns asking questions about the story. How do they interact with each other? Have you ever had similar attitudes or experiences?

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In an age of very limited medicine, his healing brought great hopeā€¦and great crowds. According to Jewish law, lepers were unclean. They had no hope of going home because there was no cure.

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?


If he helped you, how would you respond? With one touch, Jesus gave him back his health, his self-respect, and his community. Scriptures Referenced Mark 1: What are they like? Pay attention to the people, especially Jesus. Leprosy was an infectious skin disease, so the man could not go to Jesus in a crowd. Sacrifices were also used in a ceremony hig someone was healed of an infectious skin disease.

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With one touch, Jesus communicated His love and power to this man. A priest killed an animal or a bird to take the place of the guilty person. The Law provided forgiveness for sins through sacrifices. Jesus sent the man to the priest.

What inrervarsity would the priest receive from seeing the man healed? Not all the questions need answers.