Peter’s Walk on the Sea

Another day with Jesus, another miracle.

What are we to make of Jesus walking on the Sea of Galilee? Do we suspend our disbelief–even though we have a sound knowledge of physics? Do we read it and imagine there was a hitherto unknown string of stepping stones across the sea? In studying this text in the Gospel of Matthew, I became interested in the narrative from Peter’s perspective. I thought we might be able to enter into the familiar events if we heard them directly from him.

My name is Shim’on in Hebrew, or Petros in Greek. You can call me Peter.

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