He should have been cured, taught self-care to manage his ulcers and been a welcome member of his family.
Instead, Alfredu was left to live in a shack with pigs and rats. He couldn’t feel the rats gnawing at his toes because he had lost feeling in his feet.
He suffered alone for 15 years before he died. His family were afraid of him because they thought he was cursed and only came near him to leave a plate of food… before running away.
But the love of Jesus casts out all fear! Will you be an instrument of God’s love today?
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