Originally posted by robbie carrobieExcellent Mr. Carrobie.
Peters experienced a lack of faith when he focused his attention away from Jesus onto the incoming storm. This is why he started to sink.
Originally posted by SuzianneIf you wish to join the study please do so. You may answer any questions that you like.
So, your 'hosted' Bible study was just for you and nobody else?
Did you just want to impress us that you knew the answer to your own question?
What exactly was the point of this?
Originally posted by robbie carrobieNo one? You with the red bandanna again.
When Peter climbed out of the boat to walk on the water, he did so in faith. Jesus had called him, and Peter trusted that God’s power would support him just as it was supporting Jesus. Similarly, when we dedicated ourselves to Jehovah and got baptized, we did so because of our faith. Jesus called us to be his followers, to walk in his footsteps. We h ...[text shortened]... ad 1 Peter 2:21.
Why did Peter climb out of the boat, and how have we done something similar?
Originally posted by robbie carrobieexcellent Mr. Carrobie, you are very good student.
No one? You with the red bandanna again.
Peter climbed out of the boat in faith trusting that gods power would support him and we have done something similar when we trust that God will help and support us.
Originally posted by robbie carrobie"Religion is the opium of the people."
Faith is truly a precious possession.
Just as Peter’s faith enabled him to walk on water, our faith enables us to do things that from a human standpoint may seem impossible. (Matt. 21:21, 22) For instance, many of us have changed our attitudes and practices so drastically that we are almost unrecognizable to those who knew us before. Jehovah supp ...[text shortened]... er obtain by his own efforts—everlasting life.—John 3:16.
Why is faith a precious possession?
Originally posted by Ghost of a Dukeplease come in, take a seat and have your faith edified, there is no moralizing over other people here my friend.
"Religion is the opium of the people."
I guess you can consider opium a 'precious possession' as it certainly numbs the pain of reality and comforts those in coming to terms with the big questions of existence and mortality.
Yeah i know, i'm bottom of your Bible study class, but i do know where to score a joint.