Talk of the Decapolis

14The swineherds ran off and told it in the city and in the country. Then people came to see what it was that had happened. 15They came to Jesus and saw the demoniac sitting there, clothed and in his right mind, the very man who had had the legion; and they were afraid. 16Those who had seen what had happened to the demoniac and to the swine reported it. 17Then they began to beg Jesus to leave their neighborhood. 18As he was getting into the boat, the man who had been possessed by demons begged him that he might be with him. 19But Jesus refused, and said to him, “Go home to your friends, and tell them how much the Lord has done for you, and what mercy he has shown you.” 20And he went away and began to proclaim in the Decapolis how much Jesus had done for him; and everyone was amazed. (Mark 5:14-20, NRSV)

When the man Jesus healed asked to follow along with Jesus, Jesus told him to go home to his friends, to be back in the community he was removed from. that is what the healing that Jesus gives us gives us. It restores us to our community.

So let Jesus heal you and restore you and go to your friends and tell them all about it.

Published by asacredrebel

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