Posted by: matt25 | January 25, 2015

Get Out of Town!

Here is something to chew on, if someone accomplished a great good for your community why would you ask them to leave?

Matt 8:28-34 (NABRE)
The Healing of the Gadarene Demoniacs.
When he came to the other side, to the territory of the Gadarenes, two demoniacs who were coming from the tombs met him. They were so savage that no one could travel by that road. They cried out, “What have you to do with us, Son of God? Have you come here to torment us before the appointed time?” Some distance away a herd of many swine was feeding. The demons pleaded with him, “If you drive us out, send us into the herd of swine.” And he said to them, “Go then!” They came out and entered the swine, and the whole herd rushed down the steep bank into the sea where they drowned. The swineherds ran away, and when they came to the town they reported everything, including what had happened to the demoniacs. Thereupon the whole town came out to meet Jesus, and when they saw him they begged him to leave their district.

Here we see that Jesus removed an evil from this community yet they “begged” him to leave.

With all that Jesus has done for you, are there “districts” or parts of your life that you exclude him and your relationship with God from being a part of?

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