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Luke 8:22-39 Mission of Mercy for One

One miracle will impact thousands

One miracle will impact thousands

I want to take the next two sections of Luke and combine them. They are familiar passages as Matthew and Mark also shared these stories. I want to look at the chain of events and what impact it had on history.

The story starts out on the shore of the Sea of Galilee on the side near Capernaum. Jesus decides to go to the other side of the lake. Matthew and Mark both mention that Jesus had been teaching a great multitude before setting off on this trip. Jesus didn’t tell His disciples where exactly they were going, just to set sail to the other side of the lake. He didn’t even give them directions on the way. Instead He went and took a nap.

This had been a long day for Jesus. He had ministered to many people throughout the day and it was taxing on His physical body. He needed sleep. Read more »