Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The fourth watch
But understand this: If the owner of the house had known at what time of night the thief was coming, he would have been alert and would not have let his house be broken into.
Even if he comes in the second or third watch of the night and finds them alert, blessed are those slaves!
he alone spreads out the heavens, and treads on the waves of the sea;
The waves roar, O Lord, the waves roar, the waves roar and crash.
and lays the beams of the upper rooms of his palace on the rain clouds. He makes the clouds his chariot, and travels along on the wings of the wind.
He saw them straining at the oars, because the wind was against them. As the night was ending, he came to them walking on the sea, for he wanted to pass by them.
Then, when they had rowed about three or four miles, they caught sight of Jesus walking on the lake, approaching the boat, and they were frightened.
He held in his hand a little scroll that was open, and he put his right foot on the sea and his left on the land.