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By David Hall
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church Sidney 

Giving thanks


“Then one of them, when he saw that he was healed, turned back, praising God with a loud voice. He prostrated himself at Jesus’ feet and thanked him.” Luke 17:15-16

The story from the Gospel according to Luke tells about ten lepers who asked (begged) Jesus for help. Jesus answered by sending them on their way to the priests who could declare them fit for integration back into society. On their way, the story says, they were healed.

Now in those days, being a leper meant that you had to stay at a distance from the rest of society so that the disease did not spread, kind of like those...

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