Peter asked Jesus to bid him to come if truly he was the one walking towards them. Jesus asked him to come! Peter stepped out of the boat and walked on water to meet Jesus. This he began well until he looked away from the master and onto the boisterous waves. It was then that he began to sink. He cried out to Jesus to save him. The Lord quickly reached out and saved him. The story is pretty simple but contains deep spiritual truths on how the Lord expects to lead our lives in our faith walk.
A lot of people say the reason Jesus was able to do all the mighty things he did was because he was not human but contrary to that belief, Jesus was human even though he was the word of God made flesh. He was born like every other person; he lived, felt and was tempted like every other human. He was hungry, tired, slept and had the tendency to experience whatever other humans had. The only difference between Jesus and the rest of the people in his day was that He was filled with the Holy Spirit.
If Jesus was all supernatural then you would believe that he would not have had such wants humans on this plane require. He wouldn’t have needed to pray or to seek his heavenly father’s guidance on a daily basis. If he was not human, what accounts for the hunger, tiredness or sleep that he exhibited one time or the other? More than that, the bible tells us how he activated the power of the Holy Spirit in him. He had hours of prayer; he had moments when he left the people to go and pray. This reminds one of the words of Apostle Paul to Timothy when he said for the young minister to stir up the gift of God that is in him.
The power that worked in Jesus is available in you today. You need to activate it. Dont be a lazy Christian. Dont be one who needs to be pushed to pray or study the word of God. If Jesus needed to engage in Spiritual activities, then you should too.
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