By Invitation Only


Into the Foolishness of God

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“Then He saw them straining at rowing, for the wind was against them. Now about the fourth watch of the night He came to them, walking on the sea, and would have passed them by… For they all saw Him and were troubled. But immediately He talked with them and said to them, “Be of good cheer! It is I; do not be afraid.” Mark 6:48,50

He would have passed them by?! We all know this story about Jesus calming the wind and the waves, but I had never before noticed that little phrase. It cross-references to another instance of Jesus doing the same thing:

“Then they drew near to the village where they were going, and He indicated that He would have gone farther. But they constrained Him, saying “Abide with us, for it is toward evening, and the day is far spent. And He went to…

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