When [Peter] noticed the strong wind, he became frightened, and beginning to sink, he cried out, “Lord, save me!” Jesus immediately reached out his hand and caught him, saying to him, “You of little faith, why did you doubt?” - Matthew 14:30-31 (NRSV)

I have led seven trips to Israel over the past 25 years. During the course of those trips, we always take a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee. When we reach the middle, I ask the captain to turn the boat engines off. As we drift along in the...

Today's Prayer
Thank you, Jesus, for your constant presence. Teach us to rely on you in every situation. Amen.
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Today's Reading
Matthew 14:22-31

Thought for the Day

How will I keep my life focused on Christ today?

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