The Ninth Sunday after Pentecost - Jesus Walks On The Water

Sunday, August 21, 2016

And straightway Jesus constrained His disciples to get into a boat, and to go before Him unto the other side, while He sent the multitudes away. By saying constrained, Matthew suggests how inseparable the disciples were from Jesus, for they wanted to be with Him at all times. He sends the multitudes away, not wishing to draw them after Him lest He appear to vaunt in His powers.And when He had sent the multitudes away, He went up onto a mountain apart to pray: and when the evening was come, He was there alone. Read more...