Scripture: Matthew 14:22-36

Discussion Questions

  1. Why is the sovereignty of God such a comforting truth in the midst of hardship? How would you respond to the one who derided this doctrine as mere fatalism?
  2. Practically speaking, what might it look like for you to fix your eyes upon Jesus and not on circumstance?
  3. The command “Don’t be afraid” appears seven times in the Gospel of Matthew. What encouragements and comforts are seen in this text that ought to lead us away from fear?