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'Christ sits at the helm and rules.' Sunday Reflections, 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A

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St Peter Walking on the Water Alessandro Allori [Web Gallery of Art]

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GospelMatthew 14:22-33 (English Standard Version Anglicised )
Immediately Jesus made the disciples get into the boat and go before him to the other side, while he dismissed the crowds.And after he had dismissed the crowds, he went up on the mountain by himself to pray. When evening came, he was there alone,but the boat by this time was a long way from the land, beaten by the waves, for the wind was against them.And in the fourth watch of the night he came to them, walking on the sea.But when the disciples saw him walking on the sea, they were terrified, and said, “It is a ghost!” and they cried out in fear.But immediately Jesus spoke to them, saying, “Take heart; it is I. Do not be afraid.”
And Peter answered him, “Lord, if it is you, command me t…