Posts tagged ‘Peter’

Eyes Right!

“Peter answered, ‘Lord, if it is you, order me to come to you on the water.’
Jesus said, ‘Come!’ So Peter got out of the boat and walked on the water toward Jesus. But when he noticed how strong the wind was, he became afraid and started to sink. He shouted, ‘Lord, save me!’ Read more…

God Loves Me Anyway

I was startled tonight when I noticed. Read more…

Humbled or Humiliated – Part 1

There is a difference between being humbled and being humiliated. Read more…

Watch Out!

“He [Jesus ] asked them, ‘But who do you say I am?’
Simon Peter answered, ‘You are the Messiah, the Son of the living God!’
Jesus replied, ‘Simon, son of Jonah, you are blessed! No human revealed this to you, but my Father in heaven revealed it to you’ ” (Matthew 16:15-17 God’s Word). Read more…

Tell It

It doesn’t matter how many times I read it, or in how many places in the Bible (and there are a lot), I am flabbergasted at the reaction of the religious elite to Good News. Here’s another case in point: Read more…

What Do you Expect?

Doing the right thing can be terribly inconvenient. It takes stamina and a life so dedicated to serve Jesus that pressure won’t take you down a path of immorality. Peer pressure pushes at each of us. Read more…

The Bigot’s Paradox

We are told of an incident in the life of St. Peter. He had a vision of clean and unclean animals being lowered to earth from heaven on a picnic blanket. A divine voice told Peter to eat. In this vision he refused to eat the unclean things. The voice from heaven, though, said, “Don’t say that the things which God has made clean are impure” (Acts 10:15 God’s Word). The vision repeated twice more to emphasize its importance. Read more…