And a Storm Came

Jesus’ plan for your life is greater than the storm.


Mark 4:35-41

Parallel Texts: Matthew 8:23-27; Luke 8:22-25

Right after Jesus wrapped up His teaching in parables, He was tired and ready to leave, so the disciples joined Him in the boat, and they began to cross to the other side of the Sea of Galilee. As they were rowing, a storm came up and the boat was nearly swamped by the waves, as Jesus slept.

A furious squall came up, and the waves broke over the boat, so that it was nearly swamped. Jesus was in the stern, sleeping on a cushion. The disciples woke him and said to him, “Teacher, don’t you care if we drown?”

Mark 4:37-38

We might expect that the disciples of Jesus would have been exempt from storms, drowning and danger, but they weren’t. We might expect that the Son of God is never hungry, thirsty or exhausted, but He was; He was tired…

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God Wants to Take You Somewhere…but You Must Let Go…


Are you Ready to be Who God Called You to be?

There also comes a time in our christian life where we will have to choose God over the thing or things that are so familiar to us.

It’s all well to say that we should let go of the familar but the reality remains: the thought of having to start all over AGAIN can be daunting. Leaving what you are accustomed to, to start your life all over can be hard, but when you consider the greatness which God has ahead for us, we have to let go.

God is saying today that He wants you to let go… Let go of what is bringing you misery. Let go of what is not bringing you close to God. Let go of that thing that causes you such long tears and pain. HE says,

“Choose Me. Choose my motive and let Me give you beauty for ashes. Let Me bring you…

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