Immanuel Lutheran High School, College, and Seminary
Eau Claire, WI

2017-11-09 ILC Chapel — Whether be are in the…

2017 Chapels -
Whether be are in the dark or the light Jesus is near. He will see and come to aid us through His word.

 

Date : 2017-11-09
Speaker : Professor Paul Schaller

Matthew 14:22–27

Jesus Walks on the Water

22 Immediately he made the disciples get into the boat and go before him to the other side, while he dismissed the crowds. 23 And after he had dismissed the crowds, he went up on the mountain by himself to pray. When evening came, he was there alone, 24 but the boat by this time was a long way1 from the land,2 beaten by the waves, for the wind was against them. 25 And in the fourth watch of the night3 he came to them, walking on the sea. 26 But when the disciples saw him walking on the sea, they were terrified, and said, “It is a ghost!” and they cried out in fear. 27 But immediately Jesus spoke to them, saying, “Take heart; it is I. Do not be afraid.”

Footnotes

[1] 14:24 Greek many stadia, a stadion was about 607 feet or 185 meters

[2] 14:24 Some manuscripts was out on the sea

[3] 14:25 That is, between 3 a.m. and 6 a.m.

(ESV)

Hymn : TLH 47 : Savior Again to Thy Dear Name Hymnary.org link

1. Savior, again to Thy dear name we raise 
With one accord our parting hymn of praise. 
Once more we bless Thee ere our worship cease, 
Then, lowly bending, wait Thy word of peace. 

2. Grant us Thy peace upon our homeward way; 
With Thee began, with Thee shall end, the day; 
Guard Thou the lips from sin, the hearts from shame, 
That in this house have called upon Thy name. 

3. Grant us Thy peace, Lord, through the coming night; 
Turn Thou for us its darkness into light. 
From harm and danger keep Thy children free, 
For dark and light are both alike to Thee. 

4. Grant us Thy peace throughout our earthly life, 
Our balm in sorrow and our stay in strife; 
Then, when Thy voice shall bid our conflict cease, 
Call us, O Lord, to Thine eternal peace.