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)
Publication Date: 2013
Meter: LMD
Scripture: Luke 17:11-19
Topic: Christian Year: Baptism of Jesus; Christian Year: Transfiguration; Forgiveness (4 more...)
Language: English
Copyright: © 2003 John Thornburg (admin. Wayne Leopold Editions)
Tune Information
Composer: Thomas Pavlechko (1993)
Meter: LMD
Key: F Major or modal
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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