There is a passage in the Bible about someone very strange.
See Mark ch 5 v 1-17
Below are some questions I asked the kids in our church.
I'd like to ask you the same questions:
- What was his name?
- Where did he live?
- What did he do?
- Who loved him?
- Who didn't love him?
When we think on these questions we get a picture of the circumstances of this man's life. Not a life we would like to have. He was tormented within and many people today are tormented within, not perhaps in the same way as this man but still tormented within feeling unloved, lonely, no self-worth.
The answers to the last question is very important.
Satan doesn't love any of us. He wants us to
- Feel unloved
- Be lonely
- Hurt others
- Hurt ourselves
- Hate God
- Blame God for everything that happens
- Or at the very least just not think about God
Jesus did care about Legion and deliberately went to help him.
Jesus loved Legion.
Legion became like a new person, a new creation, when he met Jesus, and so can we when we turn our backs on Satan and don't listen to him and instead turn to Jesus and let him be the Lord of our lives.
I'm thankful that Jesus loves me and is my Lord.
Do you know that Jesus loves you too?