Why did Jesus allow the Devils to attack the pigs?

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  1. evangelist6589

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    Do you have a theory? I have an answer to this question but want to see if anyone hits it first. It would appear cruel of Jesus to allow such a fate for the animals but He had a purpose in allowing the Devils to carry out their act. What was it?
     
  2. InTheLight

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    A demonstration of the power and authority of Jesus over the supernatural and a spectacle for the public to see how destructive demons can be to animals, and by extension to humans.
     
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    :confused::rolleyes::sleep::sleeping_2:
     
  4. kyredneck

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    ...yea, it probably is about your nap time.... :laugh:
     
  5. quantumfaith

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    "Have a theory?" Would that be the scientific use of "theory" or the more general cultural use of "theory"?
     
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    Something related to pigs being unclean animals?
     
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    I think the area was a Gentile city, but if it were Jews keeping the swine that could shed some light on it.
     
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    Because he wanted to make the world's largest supply of deviled ham.
     
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    I've suspected for some time now that He has a profound sense of humor. :)
     
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    ROTFLOL :laugh:
     
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    Winning post of the day. :thumbsup:
     
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    Were those people there Jews? (I don't know)

    If they were, why did they have a herd of pigs in the first place.
     
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    I thought this was about the Bay of Pigs. Sorry.
     
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    ....another comedian in the crowd.... :)
     
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    When you guys come up with THE answer, please post it right away.

    :wavey:
     
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    Pigs are filthy and disgusting. What an excellent environment for demons.
     
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    ....they sure do taste good....
     
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    He may have done the lambs, but he couldn't take away that story line of dumb sheep.
     
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    Where were the chickens for deviled eggs?
     
  20. evangelist6589

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    Answer

    Jesus allowed the devils to attack the pigs to reveal their intent on killing the demon possesed man and to show others their power and why His miracle was truly miraculous.
     

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