VIDEO: ‘Jesus the Leper–‘ Ancient Rabbinic Commentary Compared Messiah to a Leper

Published on Aug 14, 2015 by Christine Darg

In this fascinating video, Christine Darg discusses an ancient rabbinic commentary comparing Messiah to a leper as a means of atonement.

Throughout the Bible, leprosy is a humiliating and debilitating disease of defilement, and also an idiom for sin.

Christine carefully shows how the Levitical process for cleansing and purification of lepers were types and shadows of the atoning work of Messiah in his vicarious death and resurrection.