The Bold Ask of the Demons
March 9, 2019
In our culture today, we imagine we see it all. We believe our scientific minds and rational thinking are seeing the full picture. We forget that, as Paul wrote, “we war against spiritual wickedness.” Jesus recognized personified evil, and the demons recognized Jesus. They recognized his position and power. In light of how they had treated one of his sons—one of his creations, Jesus had every right to deal harshly. The demons make their ask, and Jesus grants their request. As followers of Jesus, what can we learn about dealing with the opposition?