God is the same—always. That means He is faithful even when we are not. In the case of disciples on the Sea of Galilee, their faith flunked the test. Your faith will fail at times as well. But fear not. God’s love for you is constant. He will remain faithful!
The world doesn’t owe any of us a living. We need to get out and work! The Bible warns us in many places that laziness is wrong and people who continue that way are doomed to failure. On the other hand, those who are diligent and seek God’s wisdom will work hard and reap the benefits of a life that is pleasing to God.
It’s no secret that military warriors routinely encounter difficult situations, some of them life-threatening. In most respects this is good. Since 9/11 we have developed a military force that is unmatched at anytime in our history.