What did Jesus say to the lame?
A man with leprosy came and knelt before him and said, “Lord, if you are willing, you can make me clean.” Jesus reached out his hand and touched the man. “I am willing,” he said. “Be clean!” Immediately he was cured of his leprosy.
Why did Jesus heal the man with leprosy?
Jesus did not like that the law separated someone from society because they were ‘unclean’. To try to combat this misconception, Jesus touched the man when healing him. This is the only time in Matthew’s Gospel where Jesus heals out of pity, showing great compassion by touching the leper.
Could the lame enter the temple?
As Saul M. Olyan discusses in his 2008 book, Disability in the Hebrew Bible, this means, most probably, that these men are forbidden to enter into sanctuary space for Yahwistic worship.
What did Peter give to the lame man?
This man had been lame since birth and he spent his days begging for alms from the people who came to the temple. The man asked Peter and John for money, but Peter’s reply would change the man’s life forever. He said, “I have no silver and gold, but what I do have, I give to you.
Which miracle did Jesus perform at Capernaum?
An exorcism performed in the synagogue is one of the miracles of Jesus, recounted in Mark 1:21–28 and Luke 4:31–37. Mark’s version reads: They went to Capernaum, and when the Sabbath came, Jesus went into the synagogue and began to teach.