Be Thou Clean
Dimensions: L 27.5″ x D 20″ x H 24.5″
At the time of Christ the world knew nothing about the biological causes of leprosy. When someone became leprous they were labeled unclean. They were cast out of society, torn away from their family and condemned to live beneath the lowest life form on earth, cursed by God. This disease was so horrible that if anyone affected with leprosy ever dared come near other people they could be killed for doing so.
It is so remarkable that this man, which the scriptures say was full of leprosy, came and fell down at Jesus feet. One can only assume that he was so filled with such a desperate yearning to be healed that he risked being put to death for approaching others to petition Jesus. His simple words of faith, “Master, if thou wilt thou canst make me clean.” expressed his faith that Jesus could heal him.
Instead of condemnation Jesus reached out touching the man and said, “I will, be thou clean” and immediately he was made whole.