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Obeying The Will Of God

(Mark 4:35) "And the same day, when the even was come, he saith unto them, Let us pass over unto the other side." In the above verse the will of Jesus was to "pass over" to the other side of the Sea of Galilee. So, as obedient disciples that night they left not knowing that ahead was a fierce storm that would ultimately threaten their lives, and little did they know that this test was allowed by God to teach them faith. 1) To Trust in God's Plan. Whatever the will of God is, God will help us do it.  The apostles were able because they had Christ with them in their vessel, for Jesus said, "I will never leave thee or forsake thee." Sometimes the storms of life hinder us from following God's will, but one thing is for certain when Jesus is within us, there is no storm that can stop us. 2) Trust in God's Peace. Once Jesus was aware of the storm, all his disciples had to do was trust in him to handle the situation. Trials teach us that Jesus can handle anything that comes our way and in return he gives us peace, but in order to have peace in the storms of  life, we must give the trial completely over to him to handle. 3) Trust in God's PowerThe apostles had no power to change the storm, so they sought Jesus. Trials are meant to teach us to trust in Christ's power, and not  in our own abilities. For Jesus said, "without me you can do nothing." Only a fool tries to handle life's storms and trials without Christ. Jesus is Lord !


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