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Christ with the cleansed leper who returned with thanks (see Luke 17:12-19). “And one of them, when he saw that he was healed, turned back, and with a loud voice glorified God, fell down on his face at his feet, giving him thanks: and he was a Samaritan. And Jesus answering said, Were there not ten cleansed? But where are the nine? There are not found that returned to give glory to God, save this stranger. And he said unto him, Arise, go thy way: thy faith hath made thee whole.”

In Mark a leper comes up to Jesus and asks Jesus to heal him. Jesus touched the leper and the leper was healed. This is an example from the past of Jesus' healing, but even today we see that Jesus heals many people every day with his amazing powers.

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Stained glass at St John the Baptist's Anglican Church Ashfield, New South Wales. Illustrates Jesus' description of himself "I am the Good Shepherd" (from the Gospel of John, chapter verse

Now a lot of people refuse to forgive, or think that they can’t, because they think forgiveness means something its not. To forgive another’s sin is not to say that what they did wasn’t wrong—that would be a lie. And forgiveness doesn’t mean convincing yourself that the wrong doesn’t hurt—Jesus forgave his enemies amid excruciating pain. To forgive, all you need to do is to will the good of your trespasser.

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