GIGs (Groups Investigating God) are one of the most effective ways to share Jesus with your friends. Buy hard copies or download the PDF guide to become a . These are the friends to invite to a GIG. You could say something along these lines: “A lot of people have heard about Jesus, but very few have actually gotten to. InterVarsity Staff log in to see the full collection. A participants guide for part two of a two-week Beyond Colorblind GIG exploration of ethnicity and spirituality.

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But go, show yourself to the priest and offer the sacrifices b that Moses commanded for your cleansing, as a testimony to them. What could the priest do for the man?

I-GIG Participant’s Guide

Not all the questions need answers. We all have difficult problems in our lives at times. The leper saw his chance and came near.

What lessons are there in this text for our lives?

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Sacrifices were also used in a ceremony after someone was healed of an infectious skin disease. They had no hope of going home because there was no cure. With one touch, Jesus communicated His love and power to this man. If you met Jesus, what problem would you ask him to help you with?


Read it again, to yourself this time.

Scriptures Referenced Mark 1: Did anything surprise you as you read? Lepers had to live away from their families and communities so the infection would not spread. Leprosy was an infectious skin disease, so the man could not go to Jesus in a crowd.

Take turns asking questions about the story. Yet the people still came to him from everywhere. Do you see yourself in any of these characters? Have you ever had similar attitudes or experiences? Why do you think he asked it in this way?

I-GIG Participant’s Guide | International Student Ministry

In what ways would the result be different if the man had obeyed Jesus? As a result, Jesus could no longer enter a town openly but stayed intervarrsity in lonely places. Anyone they touched also became unclean. Can you relate this situation to one today? Jesus had been traveling all over the Galilee area, teaching and healing.


Moses was a leader of the Jewish Hebrew people. Underline information and talk about it. What benefit would the priest receive from seeing the man healed?

Skip to main content. With one touch, Jesus gave him back his health, his self-respect, and his community. According to Jewish law, lepers were unclean.

How do they interact with each other? A priest killed an animal or a bird to take the place of the guilty person. Why do you think Jesus warned the man not to tell anyone?

There giig rules for becoming clean again, but lepers had no hope of this. Jesus sent the man to the priest. If he helped you, how would you respond?