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Thursday, September 10, 2015

I’m Out of the Boat, Lord, but I’m Sinking Fast!!! by Danele

Dear Friends,
I just LOVE the apostle Peter in the New Testament! Why? Probably, because studying him gives me hope. I want to be a strong Christian for the Lord, but often, I feel like a floundering mess–especially when it comes to worry. Peter was like that too, and looking at his journey toward unwavering faith always gives me a spiritual boost.  You see, Peter didn’t start out as a MAN OF EXTREME FAITH, he had a worrying heart. You can see his struggle in Matthew 14.  When Jesus was walking on the water, Peter jumped out of the boat and started walking on the water toward him.  Cool, right? Yeah, for a while.  Then Peter looked around and saw the big waves.  Immediately, he grew frightened and began to sink.
In many ways, I can relate to Peter.  I feel like I...READ THE ENTIRE POST HERE

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