Updated: May 15
If the Holy Spirit indicates our step,
we must ignore much, and will
We break the gaze from His face
to eye the threat of winds and waves.
As soon as we consider them
The waters of doubt and fear
rage and wage against our focus.
Through the storm, we can hear Jesus
calling to trust his voice with
abandon, and even though we
tiptoe tepidly, we
But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me. 1
But Jesus immediately said to them: “Take courage! It is I. Don’t be afraid.”
“Lord, if it’s you,” Peter replied, “tell me to come to you on the water.”
“Come,” he said.
Then Peter got down out of the boat, walked on the water and came toward Jesus. But when he saw the wind, he was afraid and, beginning to sink, cried out, “Lord, save me!”
Immediately Jesus reached out his hand and caught him. “You of little faith,” he said, “why did you doubt?”
And when they climbed into the boat, the wind died down. 33 Then those who were in the boat worshiped him, saying, “Truly you are the Son of God.”
Matthew 14: 22