He Cares, Do You Believe?

Jesus was in the back of the boat with his head on a pillow, and he was asleep. His disciples woke him and said, “Teacher, don’t you care that we’re about to drown?”

(Mark 4:38 CEV)

It amazes me how the disciples could ask Jesus this question when Mark clearly tells us that Jesus was in the boat with them. In fact, we later read that Jesus got up, rebuked the wind, calmed the waves and then asked His disciples a more important question, “Why were you afraid? Don’t you have any faith?” (Mark 4:40). He clearly cared, but did they have faith that He did? Trying times are an opportunity for God to prove how much He cares about us and how much we believe in Him. May He grant us faith during those times, even if it’s as small as a mustard seed.

Difficult times test our faith and prove how much God cares about us.

Published by risingwiththeson

Farah obtained her Honours Bachelor of Arts Degree (with a double major in English and Religious Studies) from the University of Toronto, where she also completed her Bachelor of Education (OISE). While she enjoys teaching, writing gives Farah equal pleasure. She began to exercise this passion with the publication of "Rising with the Son," her daily devotional blog. It is designed to help strengthen the faith of her readers in Jesus. Through her writing, it is Farah's wish to inspire others and help them develop a closer relationship with God and His Son, Jesus Christ.

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