Nov
2012

The Greek word anaperos

Found just twice in the New Testament (Lk. 14:13, 21Lk. 14:13, 21
English: American Standard Version (1901) - ASV

13 But when thou makest a feast, bid the poor, the maimed, the lame, the blind: 21 And the servant came, and told his lord these things. Then the master of the house being angry said to his servant, Go out quickly into the streets and lanes of the city, and bring in hither the poor and maimed and blind and lame.

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) and sometimes spelled “anapeiros” instead of “anaperos,” the Greek adjective “anaperos” meant “crippled.” When it comes to inviting people to become Christians, God does not exclude anyone.

Society often looks down on those who are handicapped, but God says His kingdom is wide open to those who have some type of disability.