99 One of ten lepers thanks Jesus.

Leviticus 13:2; Luke 17:11–19

With the Jews seeking his arrest and death, why did Jesus head back to Jerusalem (Luke 17:11)?

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Why did the ten lepers think Jesus could heal them (Luke 17:12–13)?

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Why did Jesus tell the men to show themselves to the priest instead of just healing them (Luke 17:14)?

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Why did only one of the ten men return to Jesus instead of seeing the priest (Luke 17:15–16)?

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What happened to the nine men who didn’t return to see Jesus (Luke 17:17)?

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When receiving a gift, why are people expected to say thank you (Luke 17:18)? What percentage typically do?

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Why don’t people say thank you more often (Luke 17:18)?

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What did the man’s faith have to do with his healing (Luke 17:19)?

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On his way back to Jerusalem, Jesus went through the area between Samaria and Galilee. As he came near to a town, ten leprous men approached. They kept their distance but cried out to him, “Lord Jesus, have mercy on us.”

Eyewitness

Luke 17:11–13 On his way back to Jerusalem, Jesus went through the area between Samaria and Galilee. As he came near to a town, ten leprous men approached. They kept their distance but cried out to him, “Lord Jesus, have mercy on us.”
King James

Luke 17:11–13 And it came to pass, as he went to Jerusalem, that he passed through the midst of Samaria and Galilee. And as he entered into a certain village, there met him ten men that were lepers, which stood afar off: And they lifted up their voices, and said, Jesus, Master, have mercy on us.

He looked upon them, fully aware of their condition. “Go show yourselves to the priests.” While they went, they were healed. One of the ten, when he realized he had been healed, turned back. With a loud voice, he kept saying, “Praise God!” He fell at Jesus’ feet and thanked him. The man was a Samaritan.

Eyewitness

Luke 17:14–16 He looked upon them, fully aware of their condition. “Go show yourselves to the priests.” While they went, they were healed. One of the ten, when he realized he had been healed, turned back. With a loud voice, he kept saying, “Praise God!” He fell at Jesus’ feet and thanked him. The man was a Samaritan.
King James

Luke 17:14–16 And when he saw them, he said unto them, Go shew yourselves unto the priests. And it came to pass, that, as they went, they were cleansed. And one of them, when he saw that he was healed, turned back, and with a loud voice glorified God, And fell down on his face at his feet, giving him thanks: and he was a Samaritan.

“Didn’t I heal ten men?” Jesus said. “Where are the other nine? Except for this foreigner, no one has returned to give glory to God. Stand up now, and go. Your faith has made you well.”

Eyewitness

Luke 17:17–19 “Didn’t I heal ten men?” Jesus said. “Where are the other nine? Except for this foreigner, no one has returned to give glory to God. Stand up, now, and go. Your faith has made you well.”
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Luke 17:17–19 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.