Matthew 14:30. But seeing the wind, he became frightened, and beginning to sink, he cried out, “Lord, save me!”
When we take our eyes off God, we become aware that everything is closing in on us. All of our problems, our fears, our worries and insecurities, they surround us, suffocatingly close. Slowly, we begin to sink and in our panic, we lose focus on what and whom is most important. The word says that we are supposed to cast all of our cares and burdens on Him, because He cares for US!
Psalm 55:22. Cast your cares on the LORD and he will sustain you; he will never let the righteous be shaken.
Don’t get so distracted by what is around you, that you take your eyes off God and allow yourself to sink. Some problems we create and bring on ourselves, when all we had to do was keep our eyes trained on Him.
How wonderful it is to know that the Lord is there for us! He is our life raft, our protector and provider. There is nothing that He can’t do!
Romans 8:35-37 (NIV)
35 Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall trouble or hardship or persecution or famine or nakedness or danger or sword? 36 As it is written:
“For your sake we face death all day long; we are considered as sheep to be slaughtered.”
37 No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us.