179. Ten Lepers Facing Constant Scorn

Text Information
First Line: Ten lepers facing constant scorn
Title: Ten Lepers Facing Constant Scorn
Author: John Thornburg (1995)
Meter: LMD
Language: English
Publication Date: 2013
Topic: Christian Year: Baptism of Jesus; Christian Year: Transfiguration; Forgiveness (4 more...)
Copyright: © 2003 John Thornburg (admin. Wayne Leopold Editions)
Tune Information
Composer: Thomas Pavlechko (1993)
Meter: LMD
Key: F Major
Copyright: © 1994 Hope Publishing Company
Notes: Guitar chords do not correspond with keyboard harmony.

Text Information:

Each successive stanza of this text serves to retell, interpret, or apply Jesus’ encounter with ten lepers outside an unnamed village on the border of Samaria and Galilee. This event, mentioned only in Luke 17:11–19, is characteristic of that gospel’s emphasis on forgiveness.

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