Speak to Storm

The day when evening came, He said to His disciples, “Let us go over the other side, Leaving the crowd behind, they took Him along, just as He was, in the boat. There were also other boats with Him. A furious squall came up, and the waves broke over the boat, so that it was nearly swamped. Jesus was in a stern, sleeping on a cushion. The disciples woke Him up and said to Him, “Teacher, Don’t You care If we drown?” He got up rebuked the wind and said to the waves, “Quite, Be Still” Then the wind died down and it was completely calm. He said to His disciples, why are You so afraid? Do you still have no faith?” They all were terrified and asked each other, Who is this? Even the wind and the waves obey Him?” (Mark 4:35-41)

This is one of the best known story in Gospel that Jesus is calming the storm at the sea of Galilee. During the trip, a large storm comes up and the boat threatens to sink down. Everybody got very much scared that they woke Jesus up to take care of them. Jesus woke up and proceed to end the storm. Then He restored to calm the sea. Why Jesus did so? Calming the storm doesn’t have to be necessary because Jesus rebuke others for not having faith. People should have trusted that nothing will happen to them while Jesus was around.
The story is supposed to teach us not to afraid of chaos and violence in our lives. First If we have faith then no harm come to us. And if we act like Jesus by simply command chaos to “be still” then we will achieve inner peace and will less troubled by what is happening around.

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