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Why Herod killed John the Baptist; Jesus feeds 5000 men and their families then later walks on water: Luke 9:7–9; Mark 6:14–29; Matthew 14:1–21; Mark 6:30–44; Luke 9:10–17; John 6:1–15; Mark 6:45–52; Matthew 14:22–33; John 6:16–21; Mark 6:53–56; Matthew 14:34–36

If you saw a man walking over to your boat on a windy night, you might be just as afraid as the disciples. It wasn’t something they saw every day. Peter’s reaction was bold:

Matthew 14:28 Lord, if it’s really you, tell me to come to you, walking on the water.

So Peter climbed out of the boat and became the second person ever to walk on water (as far as we know). He didn’t quite have the faith to last through a rough sea, though, but Jesus saved him.

Matthew 14:32-33 When they climbed back into the boat, the wind stopped. Then the disciples worshiped him. ‘You really are the Son of God!’ they exclaimed.

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