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Why the pigs?

I truly enjoy studying Mark 5 and Jesus’ interaction with the man called Legion from Gerasenes. Here’s the passage. They went across the lake to the region of the Gerasenes. 2 When Jesus got out of the boat, a man with an … Continue reading

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A solitary place

Luke 8 describes the story of the man from Genaseres and his encounter with Jesus. Like many (like me, like you?), this encounter radically changed his life. The Gerasenes man, let’s call him G, had many demons, so many that … Continue reading

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Legion revisited

I just re-read Mark 5:1-20 and got a fresh perspective on this account of one of Jesus’ healing miracles. In this passage, Jesus encounters a man possessed by demons who lives among the tombs. In short, Jesus commands the Legion … Continue reading

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Go back home

I’ve always liked the story of Jesus healing the man possessed by many demons (Legion). It appears in the three synoptic, or similar, Gospels: Mark (5:1-20), Matthew (8:28-34), and Luke (8:26-39). Let’s quickly hit the highlights from Mark’s account because I … Continue reading

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