I tried the old game of opening the Bible at random this morning to find wisdom fit for the hurdles of the day and found this:
And when He had come out of the boat, immediately there met Him out of the tombs a man with an unclean spirit,
who had his dwelling among the tombs; and no one could bind him, not even with chains, because he had often been bound with shackles and chains. And the chains had been pulled apart by him, and the shackles broken in pieces; neither could anyone tame him.
And always, night and day, he was in the mountains and in the tombs, crying out and cutting himself with stones. (Mark 5: 2-5)
Sounds familiar, I thought. I've been that guy for 25 years. Beginner's luck with the Bible game? or divine intervention?
The guy asks Jesus to stop tormenting him, and Jesus drives the unclean spirits out of him into a herd of swine feeding nearby, who then jump off a mountain. Tough break, fellows.
I wouldn't want that to happen to a herd of swine, of course.