Matthew 8:23-27

I'm always amazed at how much the disciples didn't understand. Here they're in a boat with Jesus. They appeal to him to save them. Then after he calms the storm, they say to each other "what kind of man is this? Even the wind and the waves obey Him!" It seems like they never realized that he was God. They obviously knew that he was and continually saw evidence that he was. So why did they not get it?
I think the reason is because Jesus constantly met them on their level. He always seemed like just another guy to them. Yeah, they knew he was special, but they had trouble remembering that when they were all hanging out together.
What an awesome example for us. Instead of always trying to be so spiritual and pious, why can't we just hang out with people and let them know that we're just another guy like them. JM

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