Robert Louis Stevenson tells of a storm that caught a vessel off a rocky coast and threatened to drive it and its passengers to destruction. In the midst of the terror, one daring man, contrary to orders, went to the deck, made a dangerous passage to the pilot house and saw the steerman, at his post holding the wheel unwaveringly, and inch by inch, turning the ship out, once more, to sea. The pilot saw the watcher and smiled. Then, the daring passenger went below and gave out a note of cheer: "I have seen the face of the pilot, and he smiled. All is well."
When the storms of life hit, and the winds blow, life feels frightening and out of control. It's important to remember that the "Pilot," Jesus Christ:
- is not surprised by the storms
- has power over the storms
- is with us during the storms and will never leave us.
We know the "Pilot"....and all is well.
Learning together to trust Him to navigate the storms...