Daily Devotion

Keep Your Eyes on Jesus (2)

March 4, 2013

“Jesus…went about doing good and healing all who were oppressed by the devil.” Ac 10:38 NKJV

The Bible says: “Peter answered Him and said, ‘Lord, if it is You, command me to come to You on the water.’ So He said, ‘Come.’ And when Peter had come down out of the boat, he walked on the water to go to Jesus. But when he saw that the wind was boisterous, he was afraid; and beginning to sink he cried out, saying, ‘Lord, save me!’ And immediately Jesus stretched out His hand and caught him, and said to him, ‘O you of little faith, why did you doubt?’ And when they got into the boat, the wind ceased. Then those who were in the boat came and worshiped Him, saying, ‘Truly You are the Son of God’” (Mt 14:28-33 NKJV). The major message for you in this story is—where to stare in a storm. Whether or not storms come, we cannot choose. But where we stare during a storm, that we can choose. When you are staring into the face of cancer, heart disease, or some other life-threatening illness, some of the first questions that come to mind are: “Who is the doctor? What is his experience? Is he able? Is he available?” Yes, He is! Jesus’ résumé reads: “God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and with power, who went about doing good and healing all who were oppressed by the devil, for God was with Him.” Note the word “all.” He can meet all your needs. So keep your eyes on Jesus and draw strength from Him. The One who “went about doing good and healing all” is on your side today.