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Read Mark 1:21-28

Friday

Read Mark 1:21-28


21 They went to Capernaum, and when the Sabbath came, Jesus went into the synagogue and began to teach. 22 The people were amazed at his teaching, because he taught them as one who had authority, not as the teachers of the law. 23 Just then a man in their synagogue who was possessed by an evil spirit cried out, 24 “What do you want with us, Jesus of Nazareth? Have you come to destroy us? I know who you are—the Holy One of God!”
25 “Be quiet!” said Jesus sternly. “Come out of him!” 26 The evil spirit shook the man violently and came out of him with a shriek.
27 The people were all so amazed that they asked each other, “What is this? A new teaching—and with authority! He even gives orders to evil spirits and they obey him.” 28 News about him spread quickly over the whole region of Galilee.

Think


As Jesus teaches and preaches he delivers people from the evil spirits that oppress them.  The news about him begins to spread.

Pray


Jesus set me free from the evil that oppresses me.  My anxieties.  My lack of faith.  My trust in material things.  You are the only one with true authority.

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