Bible Readings – 21 February 2016

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Bible Readings for the 21st of February

Lent 2016 – “Gospel of the Nobodies” 

Good news to the Diseased and Disabled

The Bible Readings for this week’s Sunday sermon are the following:

Gospel Reading – Luke 5:12-15

Jesus Heals a Man With Leprosy

12 While Jesus was in one of the towns, a man came along who was covered with leprosy.[a] When he saw Jesus, he fell with his face to the ground and begged him, “Lord, if you are willing, you can make me clean.”

13 Jesus reached out his hand and touched the man. “I am willing,”he said. “Be clean!” And immediately the leprosy left him.

14 Then Jesus ordered him, “Don’t tell anyone, but go, show yourself to the priest and offer the sacrifices that Moses commanded for your cleansing, as a testimony to them.”

15 Yet the news about him spread all the more, so that crowds of people came to hear him and to be healed of their sicknesses.