Peace in the Midst of the Storm

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How do you find peace in the midst of a storm? This almost seems illogical since storms almost always have an ingredient of chaos and unpredictability. The effect of winds howling and the pouring rains would normally lead to a certain level of fear and worry. How do we stand in these conditions and face a storm and what it throws at you with confidence and peace?

This was the conditions that the disciples found themselves in while traveling by sea in the middle of a storm. Let’s read Matthew 8:24-25:

“And, behold, there arose a great tempest in the sea, insomuch that the ship was covered with the waves: but he was asleep. And his disciples came to him, and awoke him, saying, Lord, save us: we perish.”

Notice that while a storm had developed, Jesus slept. The disciples, however, found themselves witnessing a great storm with waves larger…

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