Brothers don’t dwell in unity. They let personal feelings, preferences, and bitterness get in the way of moving forward together on mission. This psalm shows us God’s perspective on unity. We see how valuable it is and why it matters to him. If unity among God’s people is so important to him, shouldn’t it be very important to us, as well?
This story addresses the heart that needs to see Jesus in the storm. Often, the next step in belief comes through experiencing the peace only God can bring in a God-ordained storm.
Unbelief is the primary enemy of the Kingdom. Ultimately, it is the foundation of all sin. As God’s Kingdom people, do we know what to do when encountering unbelief? What about when it takes root in our own hearts?