Jesus became unclean in order for us to be cleansed from sin. Such a great image of this when Jesus TOUCHED the leper in order to heal him and in touching him Jesus became unclean himself, yet the leper was IMMEDIATELY healed. A great image and an inspiring example of sacrifice for the Christian.
Click here if you missed it, or want to hear the entire message: Sovereign Compassion in Action (Mark 1:21-45) from the series on the Gospel of Mark, Jesus the Servant King. (Please excuse the recording. Sometimes in a church plant, not everything works the way you have planned!)