Will we be like the wind and the waves?
One word. Jesus rebukes the storm. Jesus is in the power of the Holy Spirit, as the Son of God. He knows the power of a command.
That is it. It didn’t take more
A single word.
And … obedience! The goal is obedience.
One day he and his disciples got in a boat. “Let’s cross the lake,” he said. And off they went. It was smooth sailing, and he fell asleep. A terrific storm came up suddenly on the lake. Water poured in, and they were about to capsize. They woke Jesus: “Master, Master, we’re going to drown!”
Getting to his feet, he told the wind, “Silence!” and the waves, “Quiet down!” They did it. The lake became smooth as glass. Luke 8:22-24 (The Message Bible)
Nature knows how to obey Jesus. It only takes one word and it does what our Master wants.
Will I respond the same? Will it only take one word with me or do I crave too much attention with lots of explanations as to “why” I should obey?
Jesus says for me to love.
What else do I need to know? Will I be like the wind and the waves?
May it be Yes and more Yes.
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