GIGs (Groups Investigating God) are one of the most effective ways to share Jesus with your friends. Buy hard copies or download the PDF guide to become a . These are the friends to invite to a GIG. You could say something along these lines: “A lot of people have heard about Jesus, but very few have actually gotten to. InterVarsity Staff log in to see the full collection. A participants guide for part two of a two-week Beyond Colorblind GIG exploration of ethnicity and spirituality.

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The leper saw his chance and came near. Jesus had been traveling all over the Galilee area, teaching and healing.

Do you see yourself in any of these characters? In what ways would the result be different if the man had obeyed Jesus? Not all the intrevarsity need answers.

Moses was a leader of the Jewish Hebrew people. If he helped you, how would you respond?

Why do you think he asked it in this way? Yet the people still came to him from everywhere. A man covered ibtervarsity leprosy heard about Jesus. Leprosy was an infectious skin disease, so the man could not go to Jesus in a crowd. Can you relate this situation to one today? Have you ever had similar attitudes or experiences?


But go, show yourself to the priest and offer the sacrifices b that Moses commanded for your cleansing, intervarsoty a testimony to them. A priest killed an animal or a bird to take the place of the guilty person. Why do you think Jesus warned the man not to tell anyone? What could the priest do for the man? With one touch, Jesus gave him back his health, his self-respect, and his community. What are they like? Jesus sent the man to the priest.

Underline information and talk about it. What benefit intervarsitg the priest receive from seeing the man healed?

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If you met Jesus, what problem would you ask him to help you with? Scriptures Referenced Mark 1: According to Jewish law, lepers were unclean. Did anything surprise you as you read? On this day, Jesus and his friends were alone on a road outside of town.

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Read it again, to yourself this time. Pay attention to the people, especially Jesus. The Law provided forgiveness for sins through sacrifices. We all have difficult gg in our lives at times. As a result, Jesus could no longer enter a town openly but stayed outside in lonely places. Sacrifices were also used in a ceremony after someone was healed of an infectious skin disease. They had no interfarsity of going home because there was no cure.


Lepers had to live away from their families and communities so the infection would intevarsity spread. There were rules for becoming clean again, but lepers had no hope of this.

With one touch, Jesus communicated His love and power to this man. In an age of very limited medicine, his healing brought great hopeā€¦and great crowds. Intervarity turns asking questions about the story. How do they interact with each other? What lessons are there in this text for our lives?