Later that night, the boat was in the middle of the lake, and he was alone on land. 48 He saw the disciples straining at the Oars, because the wind was against them. Shortly before dawn he went out to them, walking on the lake. He was about to pass by them, 49 but when they saw him walking on the lake, they thought he was a ghost. They cried out, 50 because they all saw him and were terrified. Immediately he spoke to them and said, “Take courage! It is I. Don’t be afraid.” Mark 6:47-50
Okay Lord, I do not understanding why you waited till just before dawn to come towards me when you saw me last night straining. You saw the strain of my situation and circumstances discomforting me. You knew I was having difficulty at the beginning of this endeavor, this business, this pregnancy, relationship,this career, this ministry, this marriage, health, whatever OARS means to you put it there friends. Yet you waited Lord! You did not come to me right away! Why!!!! Why!!!!
And then when you decided to come, you acted like you were passing me by. You could not speak to me from afar, announcing that you were on your way, you scared me Lord! I thought you were a ghost. I mean, I couldn’t sleep all night, troubled, tossed here and there, my energy sapped, my will weakened, and you were going to walk by me? Mark 6:47-50
If we are not watching and praying, and expectant, there is no way we will see the miracle, signs and wonder we are waiting for. Watching alone will not give us result, at best we will see all and everything that scares us. When we pray, our spiritual antenna comes up to sensitize us to see what natural eyes cannot see, we get an understanding of the times like the children of Issachar – 1 Chronicles 12:32. When we are expectant, it shows that we believe what we have asked for – 1 John 5:14-15
Shalom! Shalom! Shalom!