When reading the accounts of Jesus' disciples crossing the Sea of Galilee, as recorded by Matthew and John, it requires but little imagination to picture vividly that struggle in the dark against the tempestuous wind and waves, and the joy which must have come with the happy ending of the experience. Few narratives that are so briefly told give such a complete story of the struggle of mortals and of ultimate victory over material sense; and perhaps none point the way for us more simply, or hold out greater promise of reward.
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