Contributed on Nov 5, 2012
If we are going to be more like Jesus, we must learn to walk by faith.
Jesus had just fed 5,000 men, besides women and children with 2 fish and 5 barley loaves. The people who benefited from this miracle sought to make Jesus their king (John 6:15), but this wasn’t the Father’s plan, so Jesus sent the disciples away in a boat while He dispersed the crowd. ...read more
Contributed on Nov 7, 2012
If we are going to stand up and step out by faith, it will require resisting our fears.
Peter’s walk on the water with Jesus is a wonderful illustration of the walk of faith. Last time, we said that walking by faith means, first of all, getting out of the boat. As the old Chinese proverb puts it, “The journey of a 1,000 miles begins with a single step.” So it is ...read more
Contributed on Nov 8, 2012
How do we keep our eyes on Jesus?
Peter’s walk on the water with Jesus is a wonderful illustration of the walk of faith. We have been looking to this passage to see what we might learn about walking by faith. We have said that walking by faith means getting out of the boat, that we must be willing to stand up and step out ...read more