Before You Ask, He Is Willing

Brian Jakowski
2 min readApr 5, 2024
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Society shunned and even feared the leper, but he still put himself in Jesus’ path. What did he see in Jesus that caused him to risk being stoned?

In Matthew 8:1–4, Jesus encounters a leper,

When Jesus came down from the mountainside, large crowds followed him. A man with leprosy came and knelt before him and said, “Lord, if you are willing, you can make me clean.”

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Brian Jakowski

I’m a retired chef, missionary and pastor. I write on all things the Lord puts on my heart.