Verse of the Day – Mark 5:19
Jesus did not let him [the man from whom he had cast out demons] come with him, but said, “Go home to your family and tell them how much the Lord has done for you, and how he has had mercy on you.” — Mark 5:19
Thoughts on Today’s Verse…
This man has been given back his life, ransomed from the power of Satan and the grave. How will he use it? Simple. He will go tell those in his family what the Lord has done for him. Isn’t that what we need to be doing with the unbelievers in our families?
Father, bless me as I seek to share my faith and your salvation with those in my family who have not yet called on Jesus as Lord and have not yet surrendered their lives to him. Help me not to push them farther away, but instead help them see all the ways you have blessed my life. In Jesus’ name I pray. Amen.
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