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Calming The Storm

Jesus Calms The Sea – Miracle of Jesus

Free online resources based on the Jesus calming the sea miracle. The story can be found in your Bible in the books of Matthew, Mark & Luke. See below for links to sermons, songs, stories and entertaining sites for this miracle of Jesus Christ

And the same day, when the even was come, he saith unto them, Let us pass over unto the other side. And when they had sent away the multitude, they took him even as he was in the ship. And there were also with him other little ships. And there arose a great storm of wind, and the waves beat into the ship, so that it was now full. And he was in the hinder part of the ship, asleep on a pillow: and they awake him, and say unto him, Master, carest thou not that we perish? And he arose, and rebuked the wind, and said unto the sea, Peace, be still. And the wind ceased, and there was a great calm. And he said unto them, Why are ye so fearful? How is it that ye have no faith? – Mark 4:35-40 <KJV>


Jesus Calms The Storm - Summary

Jesus told his disciples to cross the Sea of Galilee. They had his Word that they would reach the other side. But then Satan came immediately to steal the Word, by attacking the ship with a storm. Some of the disciples were experienced fishermen who had spent a lifetime on the Sea of Galilee and should not have been so easily frightened. But this was no ordinary storm. There was something evil in both its timing and in its ferocity.

Instead of trusting in the Word, the disciples cried out to Jesus who was asleep, “Don’t you care?”

Of course Jesus cared, He is love! He said that they would go to the other side, where he had a divine appointment to heal a demon-possessed man who would be a witness to the love and power of God throughout the area. Satan was trying to derail this assignment.

Jesus woke up and spoke to the wind and waves, “Peace, be still.” And then there was a  great calm. Jesus spoke the Word (Psalm 107:28-30) and the storm had to calm down immediately.

He asked his disciples why they had no faith. Any of them could have released their faith and calmed that storm, but they were overcome with fear which is the opposite of faith.

There will always be storms in life, both literal and figurative ones. How you react to them will determine if you are victorious. The disciples could have professed confidence in the Word of Jesus and provided an awesome testimony to the power of their faith. Instead, the stilling the storm miracle is a cautionary tale on how fear might sink the plans that God has for you.

You have the Word of God and the Holy Spirit inside you. Don’t ever doubt God’s love for you. Real faith is trusting in the love God has for you. If you doubt God’s love, how can you believe any of His promises? The ultimate lesson to learn from the story of Jesus calming the storm is that all things are possible if you believe. But fear will prevent you from receiving the miracle you need. Study the Word and the calming the storm miracle. God loves you. He will never let you fail if you trust Him.

“Lord, help!” they cried in their trouble, and he saved them from their distress. He calmed the storm to a whisper and stilled the waves. What a blessing was that stillness as he brought them safely into harbor! – Psalm 107:28-30 <NLT>


Read about Jesus calming the storm in five popular translations – AMP, KJV, HCSB, NIV, The Message:

Jesus Stills the Storm – Matthew 8:23-27Mark 4:35-41Luke 8:22-25

Check out all the wonderful Christian content linked below and learn more about this wonderful miracle.


Children’s  Bible Stories – Scriptures and Adaptations on Jesus Calming the Storm

Jesus Stills The Stormy Sea – Simple story and coloring pages – includes brief mentions of feeding the 5,000 and Peter walking on the water. Color Version

Jesus Calms The Storm – A very simple version

Peace, Be Still – Paraphrase of the story

Jesus Calms The Sea – Another paraphrase of the story

Children’s Activities, Crafts, Coloring Pages, Music & Poetry for the Calming the Storm Miracle

Jesus Calms The Storm – Game and snack ideas, also some coloring pages

Jesus Calms The Storm – A simple boat and waves you can cut out and color to teach preschoolers the story. Page 2

Jesus Calms The Storm – A coloring page

Jesus Calms The Storm – A fill-in-the-blank quiz

Peace! Be Still! – Crossword puzzle

Peace! Be Still! – Word search

Jesus Calms The Storm – Ocean in bottle and wave streamer

Jesus Calms The Storm – Preschool craft idea – Make a boat with and disciples with a toilet paper roll and Popsicle sticks.

Build A Boat – An easy Bible craft

Jesus Calms The Waves Of The Storm – An interesting boat craft idea

Jesus Stills The Storm – A poem by Larry Linville

Children’s Sermons & Lessons on the Calming the Storm Miracle

The Tempest – A children’s sermon

Jesus Calms The Storm – An interactive Bible story

Calming The Storm – A lesson outline

Peace! Be Still! – Another children’s sermon – includes activity links at bottom of page

Jesus Calms The Storm – Lesson outline and craft ideas

Peace Be Still – Lesson and activity pages

Devotions, Discussions & Sermons and Other Resources About Jesus Calming the Storm

Jesus In The Storm – Additional resources for this miracle

Jesus Calms The Storm – More resources based on the story in Mark

Jesus Calms The Storm – A lesson on this miracle

Jesus The Peaceful One – A sermon from Concord Trinity United Methodist Church

Jesus Calms The Storm – A sermon by Rev. Martin Turner

Our Position Of Authority As Believers – An article by Kenneth Copeland using the calming of the storm story as reference

Stilling Storms – A devotion on Jesus calming the storm

Sea Of Galilee – Pictures and links about the Sea of Galilee

Stilling The Storm – Commentary on the miracle by Hampton Keathley IV

Calming The Storm – Artwork depicting Jesus stopping the storm

Sea Of Galilee – Secular references to the Sea of Galilee

Jesus Boat – Brief overview of a fishing boat from the time of Jesus

 

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1 Comment

  1. Gayle Toohey says:

    Wonderful resource for scripture teachers who volunteer time to spread the messages in the Bible about Jesus

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