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Mark 5.1-13

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A Man with Evil Spirits
(Matthew 8.28-34; Luke 8.26-39)
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1 Jesus and his disciples crossed Lake Galilee and came to shore near the town of Gerasa.
z 5.1 Gerasa: Some manuscripts have “Gadara,” and others have “Gergesa.”
2 When he was getting out of the boat, a man with an evil spirit quickly ran to him 3 from the graveyard
a 5.3 graveyard: It was thought that demons and evil spirits lived in graveyards.
where he had been living. No one was able to tie the man up anymore, not even with a chain. 4 He had often been put in chains and leg irons, but he broke the chains and smashed the leg irons. No one could control him. 5 Night and day he was in the graveyard or on the hills, yelling and cutting himself with stones.
6 When the man saw Jesus in the distance, he ran up to him and knelt down. 7 He shouted, “Jesus, Son of God in heaven, what do you want with me? Promise me in God's name that you won't torture me!” 8 The man said this because Jesus had already told the evil spirit to come out of him.
9 Jesus asked, “What is your name?”
The man answered, “My name is Lots, because I have ‘lots’ of evil spirits.” 10 He then begged Jesus not to send them away.
11 Over on the hillside a large herd of pigs was feeding. 12 So the evil spirits begged Jesus, “Send us into those pigs! Let us go into them.” 13 Jesus let them go, and they went out of the man and into the pigs. The whole herd of about two thousand pigs rushed down the steep bank into the lake and drowned.

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