Reflection of the Week - 31 July 2019

Posted in Faith

Peter answered him, 'Lord, if it is you, command me to come to you on the water.' (Matt 14: 28)

I may never be asked to walk on water, but I am asked to keep my eyes on the one the One who did, and to trust only in Him.

Like Peter of old, my natural response to trouble or danger is to fear.

I take my eyes off Jesus , and begin to sink until I hear the words to his disciples;

'Take heart; it is I, do not be afraid.' (Mathew 14:27)

 

When I am busy today, and I forget you Lord, do not forget me. Amen.

I will not let fear turn me aside from Jesus Christ, who stilled the waves.

 

 


More from Faith

Subscribe to receive Faith articles by email >

Faith

Let’s talk about faith

Publicity surrounding Marty Sampson, a well-known writer and band member of Hillsong music, has swelled after he announced through a social media post (now deleted) that he was losing his faith. In this article we discuss why it's important to talk about faith.

Faith

Commending the Faith

Rev Dr Chris Walker will discuss the ways we can share and commend faith within the Australian context at the upcoming 'Commending the Faith' seminars. Read more about these seminars and how best to speak about faith in Jesus Christ to a nation.


Comments

Comments (3)