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I See Nothing There

  • And Peter answered Him, Lord, if it is You, command me to come to You on the water. He said, Come. So Peter got out of the boat and walked on the water and came to Jesus. Matthew 14:28 ESV

    Waves splashed against the side of the boat and the light of the moon shone across the water as Peter and the other disciples stared at Jesus, thinking that He was a ghost. When Jesus told Peter to come, Peter stood in the boat and looked at the water, but there was nothing there to be seen, except for the water, and Jesus standing on it.

    All of his common sense and experience as a fisherman told him if you step out there, you will drown. The rest of the disciples knew it as well. Everyone knew better than to try to walk on water. Peter pushed these thoughts out of his mind and took a tentative step. Before his foot touched the water, it became solid and supported him. Though he could see nothing there, when he stepped out in faith, there was something there to catch him.

    That is living faith, obeying even though it looks impossible. Matters of faith are rarely understood by the mind. Once you say 'I cannot do that', you have prophesied your own future. All the heroes of the Bible spoke positively and in faith. Joshua commanded the sun to stand still (Joshua 10:12) and it did. Elijah commanded it not to rain and it did not for three and a half years (James 5:17).

    We are to work together with God to accomplish His will on the earth. He may ask us to do things that we do not have the means to do. At that point, He will provide whatever is needed, though we may see nothing there. It will be there right before your foot hits the water.

    Prayer: Heavenly Father, help me see the unseen. Help me believe and build my faith, in the name of Jesus I pray.

    Note: For those interested in capturing or viewing photos of God's creation, here is this week's theme message from Creation Photographers: Ephesians 2:10 (NIV) "For we are God's handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works,which God prepared in advance for us to do." Our fun theme this week will be "Hand Crafted" and is open for interpretation as always. We also encourage you to anything else that inspires you as well. My photo today is a "Hand Crafted" rock I painted yesterday while in the mountains mining with friends. It just needs the words > Fully Rely On God< and clear coat before I gift it to a new friend. I love being creative with my hands! Even more so when I can send some love and inspiration to others Have a wonderful week and whatever your hand finds to do, do it with all your might! God bless Here is the link to participate in this group: Creation Photographers group


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Debi Burton
Debi Burton Amen.... Praise the Lord! Hallelujah!
Jul 10
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Debi Burton
Debi Burton Praise the Lord Hallelujah! Seek and ask and shall receive! Amen !
Jul 20
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Pranoti  Kumar
Pranoti Kumar

Amen

Jul 10
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Barbara Neahring
Barbara Neahring

Thank you!

Jul 10
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Kay Collinsworth
Kay Collinsworth

Amen Father keep my faith strong

Jul 10
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Jim Jarrell
Jim Jarrell

Amen! Father, increase our faith!

Jul 10
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David and Dianna Wyles
David and Dianna Wyles

Prayer: Heavenly Father, help me see the unseen. Help me believe and build my faith, in the name of Jesus I pray. Amen thank you

Jul 10
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Mari Kaufmann
Mari Kaufmann

Help me to be confident. Let me see light and not defeat. Thank you God for your many blessings. Amen. 

Jul 10
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Stacie Chambers
Stacie Chambers

Amen! 

Jul 10
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Wanda Pennington
Wanda Pennington

Amen and Anen.

Jul 10
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Ed Frye
Ed Frye

Amen Lord, help me to see the unseen.

Jul 10
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David &amp; Dianna Earlywine
David & Dianna Earlywine

God,keep us strong for you.We love and worship you.

Jul 10
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Stacie Chambers
Stacie Chambers

Amen.

Jul 10
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Linda Clark
Linda Clark

Amen 

Jul 10
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Yvette York
Yvette York

Amen 

Jul 10
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Perry Robertson
Perry Robertson

Amen!

Jul 10
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Jose Simo
Jose Simo

Heavenly Father, that my faith in You always prevail. Don't let doubts to fill my mind,in Jesus name I pray. Amen. 

Jul 10
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Liesel  aka  Lisa Wardle
Liesel aka Lisa Wardleedited: Jul 10

Amen! Oh Lord God, dear Heavenly Father, please give me living faith in You, the faith that Peter had when he stepped out of the boat, to go forward always trusting You for the outcome, in Jesus blessed name I ask and pray, Amen!

Jul 10
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Schalk  de Beer
Schalk de Beer

Yes Lord, amen

Jul 10
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus

Amen!

Jul 11
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Sherry McCosh
Sherry McCosh

Thank you Pastor Dion , once again this is a perfect word for where I am at in my life. This really helps me to see things through God's perspective and learn to trust Him and know that His will is perfect and when I wait for it, it will be more than I could ever ask or dream. God is teaching me to wait and trust His perfect will. God is amazing!

Jul 11
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Ticardo Williams
Ticardo Williams

Amen.  Praise God!  Thanks Pastor Todd!  Heavenly Father, help me see the unseen. Help me believe and build my faith, in the Name of Jesus I pray.  Amen. 

Jul 11
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Cheryl Hepler
Cheryl Hepler

Amen!

Jul 20