stepping out

A popular topic- leaving the boat and stepping out onto the water.

sharing love and truth

Often when I sing and worship along with “I’m Coming Your Way” by Desperation Band, I think of myself in the boat with the disciples on the night Peter stepped out onto the water to meet his Lord.  To calm their fears of a close encounter with a ghost, Jesus assured His friends it was He approaching.

“Lord, if it’s You,” Peter replied, “tell me to come to You on the water.” 

Don’t you love this?  Would you have said something similar?  Have you ever put feelers out there for the Holy Spirit to confirm and signal your proceeding forward?

Come.

That’s it.  A simple, “Come,” and Peter is making a move.  But just imagine the scene with me!  See yourself as Peter, standing at the edge of the boat with your arm extended out over the water in the direction of Jesus.  With a blend of fear and…

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