I am sure one of the most memorable experiences that the apostles had with Jesus was the night they saw Peter walk on water. Of course the first shock was when they saw Jesus come to them in the midst of the storm walking on water Himself! Some of them thought He was a ghost, but Peter called out and asked if he could come and join Him walking on the water.
Even men today with their scientific minds and their ability to invent, would look at a situation like Peter was facing and say, “That’s just crazy! There’s no way you can walk on water!” Yet the miracles from 2000 years ago are just as big miracles if they happened today ~ and they are happening to you and I!
God has spoken to us and promised us as a church that certain things are going to happen in San Francisco. Many of these things look impossible and that there is no way they could occur. But as the pastor of this church and your leader, I have seen Jesus walking through the storm on the water, and I asked Him if I could come and join Him ~ and He said, “Come.”
I am sure Peter had incredible questions come to his mind as he looked at the stormy waves and sea around him. That’s why he started to sink and fear showed across his face. My message to you (and to me) is to not look at the storm around you, and enter into the bubble of peace that God is placing around you with His presence. Stay in that perfect peace and don’t think about tomorrow, or the next day, or the past. Think about right now. What God wants you to do should be your total focus of attention in the day. And when you hear His voice harden not your heart as they did in the day of provocation in the wilderness.
Every single part of your attention must be focused on today. Get His presence to cover you today and get His Spirit around you today. Everything is in this moment, the hour that is present at this time.