Drowning Pigs

26 May

Drawing of pink pigs jumping off a cliffAfter Jesus calmed that storm and they let some fish jump into their boat and had a fish feast…

What do you mean, I’m making that part up?

I know it doesn’t say anything in that part of the Bible about anybody eating fish, but you know they must have.

You can believe what you want. I prefer to believe that they ate fish – and invited me to the feast.


After Jesus calmed the storm they sailed to the other side of the Sea of Galilee, to the region of the Gerasenes.

And this dude came out to meet Jesus.


Didn’t lots of people come out to meet Jesus?

Okay, I’ll listen.


This dude had an evil spirit and lived in the tombs. He had often been chained hand and foot but he broke the chains and no one was strong enough to subdue him. He would cry out night and day and cut himself with stones.


Wow, that’s some scary dude. If I was Jesus I’d run back to the boat and head back home.

He stayed there? Did he have his tail between his legs?

I am listening.


The man ran to Jesus and fell on his knees in front of him. He shouted at the top of his voice, “What do you want with me, Jesus, Son of the Most High God? I beg you, don’t torture me!” For Jesus had commanded the evil spirit to come out of the man.

Jesus asked the man his name and the man said Legion, because many demons had gone into him.


That would be pretty squishy for all those demons to fit inside one man. I wonder how they got along with each other.

I’m listening, but I’ve got to make comments sometimes.


The demons begged Jesus not to send them into the Abyss. There was a large herd of pigs feeding on the hillside and the demons begged Jesus to let them go into the pigs. Jesus let them, and as soon as they went into the pigs, they rushed down the steep bank into the lake and were drowned.


What a waste of a lot of good bacon.

I can swim. Could I go retrieve some pigs?

Yes, I’ll listen.


The people tending the pigs ran off to report what had happened and people came to see what was going on. When the people came to meet Jesus they found the man who had been possessed by demons sitting there, dressed and in his right mind.

The people asked Jesus to leave because they were afraid.

The man Jesus had cured begged to go with him, but Jesus told him to return home and tell how much God had done for him. So that’s what the man did, and all the people were amazed.


You’re not done with the story are you?

What about those pigs?


Posted by on May 26, 2013 in Bongo, Dogology, humor


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13 responses to “Drowning Pigs

  1. marina kanavaki

    May 26, 2013 at 1:59 pm

    I know Bongo, I always wondered too about those poor pigs!!! Love your little piggy drawing, or was it your person’s?…

    • Bongo

      May 26, 2013 at 2:05 pm

      Marina, my person did the drawing – but I helped.


    May 26, 2013 at 6:18 pm

    Yours always so good at telling stories!

    • Bongo

      May 26, 2013 at 6:32 pm

      Thanks Max.

  3. dogdaz

    May 26, 2013 at 7:14 pm

    You are such a good story teller

    • Bongo

      May 26, 2013 at 7:42 pm

      Thanks Dogdaz.

  4. eripanwkevin

    May 27, 2013 at 7:05 am

    First of all, that drawing is great, Bongo! Those pigs are cute! (they are evil though….)
    I’m very impressed and amazed, too that how powerful Jesus is because even those demons were afraid of him!!! Thanks for telling the story, Bongo! 🙂

    • Bongo

      May 27, 2013 at 12:05 pm

      Thanks Kevin. Jesus is pretty powerful, and the demons seemed to know who he was even when the people didn’t.

  5. snoopys@snoopysdogblog

    May 27, 2013 at 9:04 am

    Hey Bongo,

    That piggy drawing sure is good buddy! Maybe you could give them some life vests?

    Wags to all,

    Your pal Snoopy 🙂

    • Bongo

      May 27, 2013 at 12:05 pm

      Snoopy, that’s a great idea. If those pigs had life vests I could catch them before they sank to the bottom. Bacon for dinner!

  6. colliesofthemeadow

    May 28, 2013 at 4:26 am

    Maybe Jesus would do that to the cats!!!! Think about it… muwahahaha

    • Bongo

      May 28, 2013 at 1:25 pm

      Ginger, if we can get Jesus on our side it’s world domination for sure.


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