Lectures From The Heart: EP33 S3 Lost Time and Lost Swine

Our Lord delivers two men from demonic possession, allowing the demons to enter into a herd of swine. The swine swifly run themselves into the sea and drown. Those who had kept the swine were understandably alarmed at this. But instead of rejoicing at the wondrous works of the Lord, the swineherds and the local populace besought the Lord to depart, as they feared they might lose even more material possessions after the manner of the swine. How often do we cling to material things, and attempt to close out the presence of the Lord for fear that we might lose some trifle?