Peace, Be Still
Mark 4:39. “And He arose, and rebuked the wind, and said unto the sea, Peace, be still. And the wind ceased, and there was a great calm.”
We’re all in the same boat, you might say. In many ways it resembles the boat occupied by the disciples when this event took place.
At the beginning of this narrative Jesus extends a rather interesting invitation. Mark 4:35 says, “Let us pass over unto the other side.” As I read this, it occurred to me that this is exactly what we’re doing here in life’s little voyage, is it not. We’re passing over to the other side! Indeed we’re in the boat, are we not? All of us are on this voyage! We’re passing over from “death” into “life”, from the finite into infinity.
We observe the approach to this of the disciples when the tempest arose…
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