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.
Display Title: Ten Lepers Facing Constant ScornFirst Line: Ten lepers facing constant scornTune Title: RADIANT CITYAuthor: John ThornburgMeter: LMDScripture: Luke 17:11-19Date: 2013Subject: Christian Year | Baptism of Jesus; Christian Year | Transfiguration; Forgiveness | ; Healing | ; Jesus Christ | Life; Stewardship | ; Thanksgiving |