I recently had the privilege of filling in as "guest preacher" at my church while Pastor Chris was on vacation. The sermon message I gave was part of a sermon series on "Great Questions of the Bible." The question I addressed is "You of little faith, why are you so afraid?" It comes from a well-known passage in Matthew 8:23-27.
In the same chapter we have a Roman centurion's servant who was near death instantly healed by Jesus. And Peter’s mother in law is healed of a fever.
So, on what turns out to be a not-so-ordinary day, Jesus tells his disciples to get into a boat. How many times had these fishermen been in a boat before? I am sure they were thinking, “Now here is something we can do! We can’t grow toes on a leper, but we know how to sail a boat!”
But what Matthew remembers is that this time a gigantic storm arose. Now, the
At the mercy of the company or boss you work for?At the mercy of the judge presiding over your case?At the mercy of the doctor reading your test results?At the mercy of your bank or credit company?At the mercy of a stranger to help you out?