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Deep-seated sin.2 Kings 5:20-27Numbers 12

While wealth,

And status

And flowing robes

Of costly fabricMark 12:38-40

Were all said to be

The signs that God

Had blessed you.2 Chronicles 1:7-12Psalm 112:1-3

"Now Naaman,

Commander of the army

Of the king of Syria,

Was a great

And honorable man

In the eyes of his master,

Because by him

The Lord had given victory

To Syria.

He was also

A mighty man of valor,

But a leper.

And the Syrians

Had gone out on raids,

And had brought back


A young girl

From the land of Israel.

She waited

On Naaman's wife.

Then she said

To her mistress,

'If only my master

Were with the prophet

Who is in Samaria!

For he would heal him

Of his leprosy.'

And Naaman went in

And told his master,


'Thus and thus

Said the girl

Who is from

The land of Israel.'

Then the king

Of Syria said,

'Go now,

And I will send a letter

To the king of Israel.'

So he departed

And took with him

Ten talents of silver,

Six thousand

Shekels of gold,