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One Turned Back

One Turned Back

Passage: Luke 17:11-19

Speaker: Dr. Jimmy D. Pritchard

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"One Turned Back" - Luke 17:11-19

Those truly touched by Jesus Christ in an authentic way will to praise, acknowledge, and serve Him.

I. A cry that is common
Luke 17:11-13
On the way to Jerusalem he was passing along between Samaria and Galilee. 12 And as he entered a village, he was met by ten lepers, who stood at a distance 13 and lifted up their voices, saying, “Jesus, Master, have mercy on us.”

1.  A hopeful rumor {note}
2. A heartfelt request {note}

II. A command that is clear
Luke 17:14
When he saw them he said to them, “Go and show yourselves to the priests.” And as they went they were cleansed.

1. An explicit command 
2. An extensive cure 

III. A condition that is crucial 
Luke 17:15-19
Then one of them, when he saw that he was healed, turned back, praising God with a loud voice; 16 and he fell on his face at Jesus' feet, giving him thanks. Now he was a Samaritan. 17 Then Jesus answered, “Were not ten cleansed? Where are the nine? 18 Was no one found to return and give praise to God except this foreigner?” 19 And he said to him, “Rise and go your way; your faith has made you well.

1. A measured response
2. A missing recipient