Key Verses

As Jesus was getting into the boat, the man who had been demon-possessed begged to go with him. Jesus did not let him, but said, ‘Go home to your own people and tell them how much the Lord has done for you, and how he has had mercy on you.’ Mark 5:18-19

He said to her, ‘Daughter, your faith has healed you. Go in peace and be freed from your suffering.’ Mark 5:34

At this they were completely astonished. Mark 5:42b

Thoughts for Pondering

Has Jesus broken the chains that keep me captive?

Am I telling others how much the Lord has done for me?

Will I risk what others think to get close to Jesus?

Is my faith strong enough to heal me?

Do I recognize the work of Jesus in my life enough to be completely astonished?

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