“Jesus Continues to Amaze”
Jesus amazed everyone, even His enemies. He also amazed those closest to Him.
Please read the following verses. Mark 6:45-56
45 Immediately Jesus made his disciples get into the boat and go on ahead of him to Bethsaida, while he dismissed the crowd. 46 After leaving them, he went up on a mountainside to pray. 47 When evening came, the boat was in the middle of the lake, and he was alone on land. 48 He saw the disciples straining at the oars because the wind was against them. About the fourth watch of the night, he went out to them, walking on the lake. He was about to pass by them, 49 but when they saw him walking on the lake, they thought he was a ghost. They cried out, 50 because they all saw him and were terrified. Immediately he spoke to them and said, “Take courage! It is I. Don’t be afraid.” 51 Then he climbed into the boat with them, and the wind died down. They were completely amazed, 52 for they had not understood about the loaves; their hearts were hardened. 53 When they had crossed over, they landed at Gennesaret and anchored there. 54 As soon as they got out of the boat, people recognized Jesus. 55 They ran throughout that whole region and carried the sick on mats to wherever they heard he was. 56 And wherever he went — into villages, towns, or countryside — they placed the sick in the marketplaces. They begged him to let them touch even the edge of his cloak, and all who touched him were healed.
This event comes on the heels of feeding the 5,000 men. I say that because there were probably women and children there too. So I imagine the 12 are trying to figure how he pulled that off, not Jesus is walking on the water.
If Jesus were an act, the 12 would have figured it out. If Jesus was walking on water-covered, rocks, someone would have called foul.
But Jesus Christ is legitimate. He continues to amaze today like none other. To take sinners like me and call them into His service, is simply amazing. No matter how you cut it, we serve an amazing Lord God. May we never forget this truth.
Have a tremendous day in the Lord,
Let everything that has breath (this includes you) Praise and thank the Lord.
Be a Blessing;