After a long day of work, Jesus gets into a boat with his friends to get to the other side of the lake. He is quite tired and falls asleep. Suddenly, a harsh storm arises. Desperately, his friends wake Jesus since they can barely control the boat. They are scared to drown.
This story astonishes me every time I read it. I regularly experience that God gives me peace despite my circumstances but how much peace did he have that he could sleep during a storm?! Jesus had deep trust in his Father God and knew in which storm he could sleep. I wish you this deep trust in God so you can sleep peacefully in your life’s storm.
And when he was entered into a ship, his disciples followed him. And, behold, there arose a great tempest in the sea, insomuch that the ship was covered with the waves: but he was asleep. And his disciples came to him, and awoke him, saying, Lord, save us: we perish. And he saith unto them, Why are ye fearful, O ye of little faith? Then he arose, and rebuked the winds and the sea; and there was a great calm.Matthäus 8, 23-26
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