22 Immediately he made the disciples get into the boat and
go on ahead to the other side, while he dismissed the crowds.
23 And after he
had dismissed the crowds, he went up the mountain by himself to
pray. When evening came, he was there alone,
24 but by this
time the boat, battered by the waves, was far from the land, for
the wind was against them.
25 And early in
the morning he came walking towards them on the lake.
26 But when the
disciples saw him walking on the lake, they were terrified, saying,
‘It is a ghost!’ And they cried out in fear.
27 But immediately
Jesus spoke to them and said, ‘Take heart, it is I; do not
28 Peter answered
him, ‘Lord, if it is you, command me to come to you on the
29 He said, ‘Come.’
So Peter got out of the boat, started walking on the water, and
came towards Jesus.
30 But when he
noticed the strong wind, he became frightened, and beginning to
sink, he cried out, ‘Lord, save me!’
31 Jesus immediately
reached out his hand and caught him, saying to him, ‘You of
little faith, why did you doubt?’
32 When they got
into the boat, the wind ceased.
33 And those in
the boat worshipped him, saying, ‘Truly you are the Son of