30 Lessons Drawn from the Miracles of Jesus – #12

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Sometimes, God allows bad situations to come to us, in order to teach us some of the principles of life. (Matthew 14:23-33)

Here, we find Jesus describing Peter as having “little faith”. Jesus sends His disciples away in a boat to cross over to the other side of the country, yet He Himself stays behind to dismiss the multitudes, and afterwards goes up a mountain to pray. He knew the weather forecast, He knew that some strong wind was going to blow contrary to their direction and put them in harm’s way, He knew that their faith was still too small to trust Him without seeing Him physically present with them. He knew all this, yet He still sends them into the eye of the storm literally. 

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