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MATTHEW Chapter 14:22-36 WALK, SINK OR SWIM? PETER WALKS ON WATER I.INTRODUCTION A.Jesus feed the 5,000. 1.Matthew 14:21
2.Closer to 15,000 people fed. B.Matthew 14:16, 18 1.In the hands of God a wonderful thing! 2.We fail to ask Jesus. 3.The need greater than our resources!
C.Jesus walks on water! 1.Peter gets his eyes off Jesus. 2.He at least gets out of the boat! II.Matthew 14:22 A.“Set the stage”:
1.Jesus gone to morn the passing of John. 2.People came to seek His healing. 3.He ministering to their needs. a)Jesus fed all with 5 loves and few fish. 4.Jesus tells disciples to sail to the other side.
a)He sends them home – full! III.Matthew 14:23-25 A.Matthew 14:22 1.He went to the mountain: a)John 6:14-15
b) In public’s eyes, you should be king! (1)At least governor. c) Jesus’ time has not yet come. B.Jesus by Himself, on the mountain.
1.Jesus starts walking to them! IV.Matthew 14:26-27 A.Have you been terrified? 1. “Scare Tactics”! a) They terrify people! b) Disciples are terrified
(1) Closer to daybreak. (2) If pitch black, they would not have seen Jesus. (3) “Twilight” time, they would seen Him! B.For our encouragement.
1.Jesus ALWAYS watching his kids. 2.He is ever aware of the “storms”. 3.He is capable to “walk on water”. a) Often storms in life that cloud our vision. V.Matthew 14:28-29
A.Peter compulsive, and the Lord uses him! 1.Peter reacting in faith. a)Jesus call him. VI.Matthew 14:30-31 A.Peter became frightened.
1.Peter walked on water! 2.Peter experienced Jesus! 3.Peter experienced a miracle. a)Nothing mattered but Jesus!
B.How many times might I have “walked on water”? 1.What I might have missed? 2.I know I got my eyes off Jesus. a)I have doubted who He is.
VII.Matthew 14:32 A.Because Jesus was in the boat! 1.The storm always under control when Jesus is in the boat! VIII.CONCLUSION
A.Matthew 14:33-36 1.Jesus begins ministering all over again.