Lukan themes in the passage:
- Jerusalem is the goal of the journey
- Jesus has mercy on social outcasts
- Jesus conforms to Jewish norms
- The grace of God extends beyond Judaism
“Go show yourselves to the priests.”
ἐκαθαρίσθησαν from καθαρίζω (katharizō)
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σέσωκέν from σῴζω (sōzō)
- Do you think the different word choice between “cleansed” and “made well / saved” is intentional and specific – or just a synonym? Is this important?
- What is an appropriate response for healing or rescuing from a trial today?