Skip to main content Skip to search Skip to header Skip to footer
Cover Article


From the January 2007 issue of The Christian Science Journal

WHY DID JESUS single out lepers in his command, "Heal the sick, cleanse the lepers, raise the dead, cast out devils" ( Matt. 10:8 )? Wouldn't those afflicted with this disease be already included among the "sick"? Leprosy does stand out in the Bible as a unique ailment.