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Touched and Cleansed (3 of 37)
Series: Then Came Jesus
Dr. Stan Coffey
I.THE CONDITION OF THE LEPER
II. THE DESIRE OF THIS CONDITION
III. THE COMPASSION OF THE LORD
IV. THE LAW'S COMMAND
Well, we are studying about how Jesus was victorious everywhere He walked on this earth and the title of this series is "Then Came Jesus" and today the title of the message is, "Touched and Cleansed".
When Jesus touches your life what happens? We are going to see portrayed in a graphic way in the word of God that Jesus will touch you and in a powerful way your whole life will be transformed from inside out and I want us to see what God's word says in Mark Chapter 1 as we are studying from the gospel of Mark.
I want you to look at Verse number 35, Mark 1 Verse 35. "AND IN THE MORNING, RISING UP A GREAT WHILE BEFORE DAY, HE WENT OUT, AND DEPARTED INTO A SOLITARY PLACE, AND THERE PRAYED.
AND SIMON AND THEY THAT WERE WITH HIM FOLLOWED AFTER HIM. AND WHEN THEY HAD FOUND HIM, THEY SAID UNTO HIM, ALL MEN SEEK FOR THEE. AND HE SAID UNTO THEM, LET US GO INTO THE NEXT TOWNS, THAT I MAY PREACH THERE ALSO: FOR THEREFORE CAME I FORTH.
AND HE PREACHED IN THEIR SYNAGOGUES THROUGHOUT ALL GALILEE, AND CAST OUT DEVILS. AND THERE CAME A LEPER TO HIM, BESEECHING HIM, AND KNEELING DOWN TO HIM, AND SAYING UNTO HIM, IF THOU WILT, THOU CANST MAKE ME CLEAN.
AND JESUS, MOVED WITH COMPASSION, PUT FORTH HIS HAND, AND TOUCHED HIM, AND SAITH UNTO HIM, I WILL; BE THOU CLEAN. AND AS SOON AS HE HAD SPOKEN, IMMEDIATELY THE LEPROSY DEPARTED FROM HIM, AND HE WAS CLEANSED.
AND HE STRAITLY CHARGED HIM, AND FORTHWITH SENT HIM AWAY; AND SAITH UNTO HIM, SEE THOU SAY NOTHING TO ANY MAN: BUT GO THY WAY, SHEW THYSELF TO THE PRIEST, AND OFFER FOR THY CLEANSING THOSE THINGS WHICH MOSES COMMANDED, FOR A TESTIMONY UNTO THEM.
BUT HE WENT OUT, AND BEGAN TO PUBLISH IT MUCH, AND TO BLAZE ABROAD THE MATTER, INSOMUCH THAT JESUS COULD NO MORE OPENLY ENTER INTO THE CITY, BUT WAS WITHOU ...
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