Then he got into the boat and his disciples followed him. Suddenly a furious storm came up on the lake, so that the waves swept over the boat. But Jesus was sleeping. The disciples went and woke him, saying, “Lord, save us! We’re going to drown!”
He replied, “You of little faith, why are you so afraid?” Then he got up and rebuked the winds and the waves, and it was completely calm.
The men were amazed and asked, “What kind of man is this? Even the winds and the waves obey him!”
Jesus calms the waters. He can. He will. He does. Our job? Stay in the boat. It’s so tempting right now to jump out and try to save ourselves, to swim away, to nearly drown because it feels like we’re in control. Continue reading “Get Back in the Boat”