Have Faith


In times of trouble…do not fear. New life is coming.

(Listen to my song “Heal Me” by clicking HERE)


Matthew 14:29-31

Jesus said, “Come.” Peter got out of the boat and began to walk on the water toward Jesus. But when he saw how strong the wind was he became frightened; and, beginning to sink, he cried out, “Lord, save me!” Immediately Jesus stretched out his hand and caught him, and said to him, “O you of little faith, why did you doubt?”


Are you distressed about something that has  come up?

Have you become anxious and fearful over life’s circumstances?

What if the seemingly frightful turn of events is actually a new door opening…and invitation to new life?

Situations in and of themselves simply are what they are. Your reaction to them is another matter. What thoughts are being produced by your mind?

Be still.

In the storm…Jesus walked on the water to his fearful followers. He was the calm in the center of the storm.

Just as he invited Peter to step out of the boat…he invites you to step out of your comfort zone…where you might feel safe but are paralyzed to any real growth.

Step out into the waves…but make sure you keep your eyes on Jesus. In his calmness…he invites you to “come.”

Know that the Source of Life is drawing you forward. The experience will lead you to growth and a deeper discovery of your true self.

Should you falter and begin to sink…your Loving Creator will always catch you. That’s what Love does…time after time after time.

Have faith! As Jesus told Peter, “Take courage, it is I; do not be afraid” (Matthew 14:27).

A Great Love is leading you to new life and wholeness!


Listen to the song of the day “Heal Me” by clicking HERE.

Sample and/or purchase my songs by clicking HERE.

CD’s available for purchase at BillTonnisMusic.com by clicking HERE.

Remember…God loves you!


About billtonnis

Child of God, Pastoral Minister, Chaplain, Music Minister, Jail Minister, singer-songwriter, former radio news anchor, imperfect follower of Jesus inspired by God's unconditional love, proud uncle... what else is there?
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