(View this devotional thought on YouTube here: One little word–“immediately.” I read it, read past it, and then the Holy Spirit prompted me to back it up and read it again. Like a bolt of lightning, my heart leapt within me, and my soul was charged. “But immediately Jesus spoke to them, saying, ‘Take courage, it is I; do not be afraid…Immediately Jesus stretched out His hand and took hold of him…’” (Matthew 14:27, 31). We know the story from Matthew–the disciples were alone on the sea while Jesus was away praying. A storm came up and tossed the… Continue reading