BEING BLESSED IN CRISIS
“THE HOPE-FULL STORM”
“But the boat was now in the middle of the sea, tossed by the waves, for the wind was contrary.” Matthew 14:24 NKJV
1. IN THE MIDST OF UNCERTAINTY, JESUS BRINGS REASSURANCE THROUGH HIS PRESENCE!!
“And when the disciples saw Him walking on the sea, they were troubled, saying, ‘It is a ghost!’ And they cried out for fear. But immediately Jesus spoke to them, saying, ‘Be of good cheer! It is I; do not be afraid.’” Matthew 14:26-27 NKJV
2. YOU’LL COME OUT WITH A NEXT LEVEL TYPE OF PRAISE!!
“And Peter answered Him and said, ‘Lord, if it is You, command me to come to You on the water.’” Matthew 14:28 NKJV
“But when he saw that the wind was boisterous, he was afraid; and beginning to sink he cried out, saying, ‘Lord, save me!’” Matthew 14:30 NKJV
3. THE HEALING HAS ALREADY BEGUN!!
“And immediately Jesus stretched out His hand and caught him, and said to him, ‘O you of little faith, why did you doubt?’” Matthew 14:31 NKJV
“...and begged Him that they might only touch the hem of His garment. And as many as touched it were made perfectly well.” Matthew 14:36 NKJV