One of the hardest problems we have studying the Bible is that the culture it was written in and for is no longer our world. Can we bring a story back to life in the 21st century and apply its lesson to our life and faith. This is especially true with the story of the man possessed by many demons. Jesus’ interaction is filled with lessons that we can understand and use to help us in our world. We have all lost control of our lives and done things we regret and wonder what “possessed” us. This Sunday’s scripture brings us some deeper visions of what Christ is trying to do in our life and how we can respond to the spirit’s movement. I invite you first to study these scriptures before Sunday and see what they reveal to you.