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“And he said unto them, Why are ye so fearful? how is it that ye have no faith?” Mark 4:40 Jesus had spent a busy day, teaching the multitudes in parables, and later explaining these parables to His disciples. Now he was tired and so He suggested that they go across the Sea of Galilee to the other side. He lay down in the back part of the boat and went to sleep. No doubt the disciples were talking among themselves about the stories Jesus had told and what they meant. Then a great storm of wind arose, and the…

“I would hasten my escape from the windy storm and tempest.” Psalm 55:8 It is cold outside. Snow is falling and the wind is blowing. But here in my apartment there is peace because the presence of the Lord is here. There is food in my cupboard, I have warm clothes to wear, and there is no need to go out in the storm. Our world is in turmoil. There are many things that could bring us fear. There are stories of mass shootings, viruses that are causing sickness and death, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, and large forest fires. In some…

“In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.” (John 1:1) From the beginning of time, God’s Word was there. When God made the planets, the stars, the trees, etc., all He did was speak the word and it happened. Think of how incredible that is!   All God had to do was say, “Earth” and it was formed. There wasn’t anything magical about it. God spoke and it happened! While Jesus was on earth, He did many miracles by speaking the word and it happened. One day, Jesus and the disciples…