Just Keep Swimming
Series: Faithbook of Jesus Devotional
A furious squall came up, and the waves broke over the boat, so that it was nearly swamped.
— Mark 4:37
Swimming in a pool or a peaceful stream is delightful. Swimming in the ocean is exhilarating. But swimming in a storm could be dangerous or deadly. The disciples were told by Jesus to cross over to the other side of the sea, and while they were “swim- ming,” a storm came and overtook their boat.
How many times has Jesus led me into a storm?
I have been lost in the sea of life too many times to count. There have been times in my life when I wanted to die or thought I would die. What about you? Was there a time in your life when you felt blown and tossed by the wind, only to be left to drown? Just keep swimming. . . .
I know it’s not logical to keep swimming when you’re drowning, but that’s essen- tially what Jesus told th ...
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