Then they went out to see what was done; and came to Jesus, and found the man, out of whom the devils were departed…
Three ideas are suggested by the brief but expressive description in the text:
I. REST — "Sitting." Repose one of our prime needs. Is there rest anywhere? Yes, at the feet of Jesus.
II. RAIMENT — "Clothed." Character the soul's raiment.
III. REASON — "In his right mind." There is such a thing as moral insanity, spiritual lunacy. Remember what is said of prodigal son — "And when he came to himself." How suggestive! Sin deranges our being. To live without God is to be out of our true, proper, right mind.
(T. R. Stevenson.)
Parallel VersesKJV: Then they went out to see what was done; and came to Jesus, and found the man, out of whom the devils were departed, sitting at the feet of Jesus, clothed, and in his right mind: and they were afraid.