Ten Lepers Facing Constant Scorn

Ten lepers facing constant scorn

Author: John Thornburg (1995)
Tune: RADIANT CITY
Published in 1 hymnal

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Author: John Thornburg

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First Line: Ten lepers facing constant scorn
Title: Ten Lepers Facing Constant Scorn
Author: John Thornburg (1995)
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Publication Date: 2013
Copyright: © 2003 John Thornburg (admin. Wayne Leupold Editions)

Notes

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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