The symbolism behind the story of Jesus calming the storm should bring great encouragement and hope for anyone facing a storm in life. After preaching to large crowds near the Sea of Galilee, Jesus and his apostles took a boat to the opposite shore to find some time and solitude to rest. As they crossed the sea, a storm with winds so great that the apostles thought they would die. Jesus was below deck sleeping throughout the storm and the apostles rushed to wake him and ask why he didn't care. Jesus woke and told the storm to be still and the winds stopped immediately. The apostles were shocked and still lacked faith that Jesus was the Son of God who "Even the winds and water obey."

Read the Bible verses below for the story of Jesus calming the storm and learn more about how Jesus can calm the storms in your life today! Also find related articles, videos, and audio sermons to help guide you in understanding this Bible story.

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