Saturday, May 5, 2012

I came as a leper

Mark 1:40And a leper came to Jesus, beseeching Him and falling on his knees before Him, and saying, “If You are willing, You can make me clean.”  Moved with compassion, Jesus stretched out His hand and touched him, and said to him, “I am willing; be cleansed.”
         I have so much in common with this leper.  I too was dying from a deadly disease, and helpless to change it.   I was enslaved to sin, and on my way to eternal death.  When I met Jesus, I knew if He was willing, I could be clean.  Thankfully He was "moved with compassion" and He was willing.  What an amazing God, who when He sees a helpless, decaying, dying leper, He's moved with compassion.