Jesus speaks of the last days. Unlike his disciples, he focuses not on the time or the sign. Instead, Jesus commands his disciples to be prepared and be faithful. Where is you focus as we move towards Jesus' second coming?
Back in the days of the Roman Empire a leper was isolated from all civilization and considered among the worst of sinners. "Unclean! Unclean!" was their cry to warn people who came near to stay away. But Jesus reaches out and touches the leper and says, "be clean."
What does Jesus say to the church of Pergamum? Does it mean anything today?