Wednesday 18th November, follow up thoughts

Wednesday, 18th November 2020

Look at the Law of Moses in relation to leprosy

Look up the Law of Moses concerning leprosy: Leviticus 13.9-17

Leprosy is seen as being caused by a sin, not an illness, which is why a leper is described as 'unclean'. It was thought at the time that this sin was one that only the Messiah-King could eradicate. Matthew would certainly see this as Jesus effectively stating that he is the Messiah.

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