9-28-09 Devotion: The Waves of Distraction

It took a whole lot of faith for Peter to believe he could walk on water. Brave, bold, trailblazing Peter didn’t even seem to hesitate when Jesus said, “Come.” Peter stepped out of the boat, into the water, and started walking toward the Lord. But somewhere between the boat and Jesus, Peter got distracted. The […]

9-25-09 Devotion: You gotta get out of the boat.

Peter was exhausted. He and the other disciples had spent all day with Jesus ministering to the crowds of people who followed them. He had even witnessed the miraculous feeding of more than 5,000 people with only five loaves of bread and two fish. When it began to get late, Jesus stayed on the shore to […]