Faith and Discovery

Beyond The Shallows

Faith and Discovery

May 23, 2021

Ed Traverse

The beauty of faith and discovery

Messages In This Series

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We need to understand our obstacles

Math 14:22-27
22  Immediately he made the disciples get into the boat and go before him to the other side, while he dismissed the crowds.  23  And
after he had dismissed the crowds, he went up on the mountain by himself to pray. When evening came, he was there alone,  24  but the boat by this
time was a long way [a]  from the land, [ b ]  beaten by the waves, for the wind was against them.  25  And in the fourth watch of the night [c]  he came to them,
walking on the sea.  26  But when the disciples saw him walking on the sea, they were terrified, and said, “It is a ghost!” and they cried out in fear.  27  But
immediately Jesus spoke to them, saying, “Take heart; it is I. Do not be afraid.”

The Lord invites us to place our faith in Him

Matt 14:28-31
28  And Peter answered him, “Lord, if it is you, command me to come to you on the water.”  29  He said, “Come.” So Peter got out of
the boat and walked on the water and came to Jesus.  30  But when he saw the wind, [ a ]  he was afraid, and beginning to sink he cried out, “Lord, save
me.”  31  Jesus immediately reached out his hand and took hold of him, saying to him, “O you of little faith, why did you doubt?”

It took an act of faith to discover who Jesus really is

Matt 14:32-33
32  And when they got into the boat, the wind ceased.  33  And those in the boat worshiped him, saying, “Truly you are the Son of