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Faith enough to walk on water

Immediately Jesus made the disciples get into the boat and go on ahead of him to the other side, while he dismissed the crowd. After he had dismissed them, he went up on a mountainside by himself to pray. Later that night, he was there alone, and the boat was already a considerable distance from land, buffeted by the waves because the wind was against it.
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. 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. Then those who were in the boat worshiped him, saying, “Truly you are the Son of God.” 
Matthew 14:22-33 

"Why did you doubt?" 

Why do I doubt? A question I ask myself, and I remind myself: I am human, I am weak, I have a spiritual enemy, I am normal. 

BUT! My God can walk on water! Peter did not doubt until he took his eyes off Jesus and saw the wind and like him it is easy to get distracted, it is very easy to let myself become overwhelmed by the storms in life and feel like I'm drowning in them. The enemy likes that a lot I'm sure, however that's not where it ends. Peter cried out to Jesus to save him, and He did. Just the same for me I know the Lord is only a cry away when I need Him. I've already experienced God's rescuing hand in my life, it helps to remember those times.

I know God is bigger, I believe He can accomplish anything according to His will, and I need Him to help me, I do not doubt that. To keep faith I just need to keep myself focused on His greatness and His promises, it's that simple and so difficult because I also have to constantly remind myself that all is God's will, in God's time. Yet I know that He will help me with that too and be there for me over and over when I do have doubts because I've taken my eyes off him again. 

I am human, but I have a mighty God. I am weak, but my God gives me strength. I have a spiritual enemy, but I have a greater Holy Spirit. I am normal to doubt, but my Lord is relentless in reminding me that He is enough!

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. That is why, for Christ’s sake, I delight in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, in difficulties. For when I am weak, then I am strong
2 Corinthians 12:9-10



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