Immanuel Lutheran High School, College, and Seminary
Eau Claire, WI

2013-02-04 ILC Chapel — Like lepers we were separated…

2013 Chapels -
Like lepers we were separated from God by sin, but Jesus paid the price to cleanse and save us.


Date : 2013-02-04
Speaker : Raju Bhitrakoti

Matthew 8:1–4 (Listen)

Jesus Cleanses a Leper

8:1 When he came down from the mountain, great crowds followed him. And behold, a leper1 came to him and knelt before him, saying, “Lord, if you will, you can make me clean.” And Jesus2 stretched out his hand and touched him, saying, “I will; be clean.” And immediately his leprosy was cleansed. And Jesus said to him, “See that you say nothing to anyone, but go, show yourself to the priest and offer the gift that Moses commanded, for a proof to them.”


[1] 8:2 Leprosy was a term for several skin diseases; see Leviticus 13

[2] 8:3 Greek he


Hymn: TLH 149, st. 2,4 :
Come to Calvary’s Holy Mountain — Organ Audio

2. Come in poverty and meanness,
Come defiled, without, within;
From infection and uncleanness,
From the leprosy of sin,
Wash your robes and make them white;
Ye shall walk with God in light.

4. He that drinks shall live forever;
Tis a soul-renewing flood.
God is faithful; God will never
Break His covenant of blood,
Signed when our Redeemer died,
Sealed when He was glorified.