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The Season Of Storms (3 of 7)
Dr. Stan Coffey
Today as we continue the series on The Seasons of Life, we're going to talk about The Season of Storms. If any area of the country knows about the season of storms, it ought to be our area, amen? We have the greatest weather in all the world. But there is a season of storms, of tornadoes, and normally that comes in the springtime of the year, from early springtime through the springtime and late summer. And the tornadoes come across our way, and we know what it is to keep our eye on the storm and to watch and see what kind of weather is coming. And as we make our plans for activities outside or we make plans to travel, or just everyday as we go to work, we kind of want to know what it's going to do during the storm season. But there's one thing we know: the storm season will come.
And the same is true in your life. The Bible says in your life, "There's a time for every activity under heaven and a season for everything." There's a season in your life and my life called The Season of Storms. You may be going through a stormy time right now. Well, Jesus was no stranger to the storms.
Matthew 14:22: "And straightway Jesus constrained His disciples to get into a ship and to go before Him unto the other side while He sent the multitudes away. And when He had sent the multitudes away, He went up into a mountain apart to pray, and when the evening was come, He was there alone. But the ship was now in the midst of the sea, tossed with waves, for the wind was contrary. And in the fourth watch of the night, Jesus went unto them walking on the sea. And when the disciples saw Him walking on the sea, they were troubled saying, 'It is a spirit,' and they cried out for fear. And straightway Jesus spake unto them saying, 'Be of good cheer, it is I; be not afraid.'" Greek scholars tell us that we could rightly interpret this verse that Jesus said, "Don't be afraid, I am."
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