Do you remember the story of Peter walking on the water? He and his friends were out in a small boat when a storm arose. It was a terrible storm and they were in trouble. Jesus went to them walking on the water. They thought He was a ghost but Jesus let them know immediately it was Him.
Peter said, “Lord, if it is you let me come to you on the water.” Jesus said, “Come!” Peter got out of the boat and started walking on the water. He was doing fine until He took His eyes off Jesus and saw how boisterous the wind was. He immediately started to sink.
Peter got down to business and said one of the shortest prayers recorded in scripture. He said, “Lord, save me!” The Lord immediately stretched forth His hand and caught him! We don’t need to criticize Peter because of what happened to him.
The same thing has happened to me. I step out on faith and then take my eyes off Jesus. This is the tragedy of the hour in our day! When I take my eyes off the Lord fear and anguish enter in! This simply should not be!