I know I’ve blogged this before…but I’m preaching a little sermon to myself today! I truly want to do amazing things for God and His Kingdom…but sometimes I get fearful. I needed to remind myself of this one thing…if I want to walk on the water with Jesus, I have to get out of the boat! Thanks for letting me blog this again! -anita

The Gathering Journal

Read:  Matthew 14:22-33

“…And when the disciples saw Him, (Jesus), walking on the sea, they were troubled, saying, It is a spirit; and they cried out for fear.  But straightway Jesus spoke unto them, saying, Be of good cheer; it is I; be not afraid.   And Peter answered Him and said, Lord, if it is you, bid me come to you on the water.  And He said Come.  And when Peter was come down out of the ship, he walked on the water, to go to Jesus…”

When we feel the stress of the storm…we learn the strength of the anchor! – Unknown


Peter was called many things in the Bible.

He was impulsive, impetuous, and emotional.  He was a traitor, when he denied Christ. He was quick to act; a “do it now…and think about it later”, sorta guy.  In today’s world, he would be labeled as having OCD…

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