Sunday, 20 July 2014
Walking on water
"He alone stretches out the heavens and treads on the waves of the sea." - Job 9:8
Did Job know that Jesus would fulfil this prophecy hundreds of years later? I am not sure if he did, but the one thing he knew was that God had the authority to walk on water if he wanted to. When it comes to knowing about God we are all still 'playing in the shallows' - there is so much more we can discover about our Great God. Can I encourage us to 'stretch' our understanding of God and believe in His ability to do way more than we could ever dream or imagine.
God is way bigger than we our human minds can comprehend. Let's try not to 'box' God into a tiny container and limit His incredible power.
"Shortly before dawn Jesus went out to them, walking on the lake. When the disciples saw him walking on the lake, they were terrified. “It’s a ghost,” they said, and cried out in fear.
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.
Living in Grace