Witches, Ghosts and Goblins…Oh, My!

The account of the Gadarene demoniac is a gripping show of the power of Christ over Satan’s demons, it is found in only three of the four Gospels, Matthew chapter 8, Mark chapter 5, and Luke 8. While Matthew indicates that there were two men, all of the accounts for some reason concern themselves with only one of them.

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Demon, an Unclean Spirit, Part 2

“And when He [Jesus] had come out of the boat, immediately there met Him out of the tombs a man with an unclean spirit [actually, 3000-6000 of them, see Mark 5:9], who had his dwelling among the tombs; and no one could bind him, not even with chains, because he had often been bound with shackles and chains. And the chains had been pulled apart by him, and the shackles broken in pieces; neither could anyone tame him. And always, night and day, he was in the mountains and in the tombs, crying out and cutting himself with stones.” Mark 5:2-5.

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The Horseman, Part 2

“Men shall speak of the might of Your awesome acts, and I will declare Your greatness. They shall utter [marginal, eagerly utter] the memory of Your great goodness, and shall sing of Your righteousness. The Lord is gracious and full of compassion, Slow to anger and great in mercy. The Lord is good to all, and His tender mercies are over all His works.” Psalm 145:6-9.

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