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In relation to Luke 16:21, which says that the dogs licked the sores of Lazarus, I received this response from a reader:
On the physical matter of dogs cleansing sores, land and stockman I knew use to encourage their working dogs to lick more severe infected sores inflicted in the course of labour on properties. I had also partaken of this practice, in particular when a wound was infected and appeared to regress and took time to begin to heal. The dog's licking would clean the wound of pustule matter and the saliva would act as a disinfectant and cause a surprisingly rapid healing. The dog would exercise tender care to avoid any possible pain, simply by instinct.
Recently [my son] brought his half grown pup to our house and I was reminded of this as I had an infection on my leg which immediately attracted the pup to focus on it and commence licking.
Just wanted to assure you of the authenticity of the physical of what is written from personal experience as not too many would encounter this practice.
Dr. Stephen Jones has been writing blog posts since 2005 on a variety of topics from Bible Studies to World News, and he has been writing books since 1992. Dr. Jones' most important writings came after God brought him back into the full-time ministry in 1991. It is here that all his earlier years of searching the Scriptures began to come into clear focus. He combines a knowledge of the Old and New Testaments with a personal revelation of God that began and developed during the "wilderness" period of his life, which he often refers to as God's True Bible College... Read More
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