Good News

Restored: free of shame

The Law of Moses laid down ground rules for what it meant to be clean or unclean, or in other words, pure and worthy to be in God’s presence, or impure, an outcast, a sinner. This shame/honor culture affected everything from relationships, to food and ceremonial washing, and places such as the temple or the wilderness.

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First the Good News

In Matthew 4:23-5:5, and in many other passages of Scripture, we see Jesus teaching and preaching the gospel, which included healing people of all types of illness and disease. He consoled them and gave them incredible hope and good news—he restored them.

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