Watchman: Daily Devotional, Every Challenge in Life Is a Test to Discover if We Will Face It With Faith or Skepticism. Falling Into the Lake Was the Last Thing Peter Wanted to Do, but the Distraction of the Physical Caused Him to Do Just That

Matthew 14:31-33 (NIV) 31 Immediately Jesus reached out his hand and caught him. “You of little faith,” he said, “why did you doubt?” 32 And when they climbed into the boat, the wind died down. 33 Then those who were in the boat worshiped him, saying, “Truly you are the Son of God.” While Jesus walked up the mountain to pray, He dispatched the disciples ahead. They rowed against the wind, which prevented them from crossing the lake. During the last few hours before dawn, Jesus appeared to them, walking on the lake. The Jews called the lake’s depths the Abyss. They were terrified to see a figure walking on the water, but Jesus explained who He was and that they need not be afraid. (Job 9:8) Peter requested to meet Jesus on the lake. He was invited to come…


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