by P. David Baik
Mark Lesson 14 (2022)
“GO HOME, AND TELL HOW MUCH THE LORD HAS DONE FOR YOU”
(Healing of a Demon-possessed Man)
Key Verse: 5:19
When was the last time you had such fantastic news that you could not wait to tell someone about it?
Read verses 1-5. After the storm, where did Jesus and his disciples land? Describe the man who met them. How had the townspeople coped with the demon-possessed man Jesus met? (4) Why was the man Jesus met chained up?
Read verses 6-8. How did the demon-possessed man react to Jesus? What was his inner conflict? (7) Why were the demons so terrified of Jesus? (7-8)
Read verses 9-10. Why do you think Jesus asked the name? What was the man’s answer? What does the name “Legion” indicate the man’s condition? What did the demons beg of Jesus?
Read verses 11-17. What happened when the demons asked to go into the pigs? (11-13) How did news of this event spread? What was the townspeople’s response to the healing of the previously demon-possessed man? (15) Why do you think they asked Jesus to leave their town? (16-17)
Read verses 18-20. Why do you think the man wanted to go with Jesus? Why didn’t Jesus allow him to go along with him? (19) How did the an respond to Jesus’ instruction? (20)
How can you say thank you to God for the way he has worked in your life? What can you do this week to bring the message of Christ to a friend or a coworker?