This morning while reading Matthew 14, I was reminded of our recent trip to Israel and our boat ride on the Sea of Galilee.
We boarded and crossed on a beautiful morning. The sun was shining. The Sea was smooth. And the wind was calm. However, Matthew’s narrative describes a different scene.
Jesus sent the disciples ahead on a boat while he went to a mountain to pray. During the night in the middle of the Sea, the wind and waves began to beat upon the boat. Continue reading