Return to your home

The man was outcast.  Living in the tombs because the community had no place for him.  In the Bible reading from Luke 8:26-39, it says that the people were afraid.  They had thrown up their arms. "We don't know what to do with him!"

The 'demons' that possessed him?  Mental Illness.

Jesus didn't reject the man.  He brought healing.  Jesus didn't throw up his arms.  He brought restoration.

And then he told the man to go back home.

To the same people who has rejected and marginalized the man.

The same people who were still afraid.

The same people who would probably turn their backs and lock their doors.


I mean.   Really?

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