Monday: Read Mark 6:45-48. Why do you think Jesus chose to walk on the water to get to the disciples’ boat? Where do you clearly see Jesus present and at work in your life? Where would you like a clearer vision of His presence in your life?
Tuesday: Read Mark 6:48-50. How do you think you would have responded if you were one of the disciples in the boat that night? Where do you need to apply Jesus’ words, “Take courage! It is I. Don’t be afraid”?
Wednesday: Read Mark 6:49-51. When has God done something for you that was completely amazing to you? What was it? Who have you told the story? Why do you think we are so surprised by God’s presence and work in our lives?
Thursday: Read Mark 6:46. Why does Jesus pray here? What do you think He talked to God about? What lessons of prayer can you learn from Jesus and apply to your prayer life?
Friday: Read Mark 6:48-51. Where do you need to replace fear with faith and love? Here’s a simple practice for driving out fear with faith.
- Confess your fear to God: “God, I’m afraid that…”
- Confess God’s promises to you: “God, you have said that…”
Saturday: Read Mark 6:53-56. Where do you need Jesus’ healing touch? Bring that request to Him in prayer.
You can go DEEPER by reading this great book on Peter and Jesus walking on water in Matthew 14 and what that means for us today is, “If You Want to Walk on Water, You’ve Got to Get Out of the Boat” by John Ortbe