That hope, firm and secure like an anchor for our souls, reaches behind the curtain
Fearing that we might run aground on the rocks, they dropped four anchors from the stern and began praying for daylight to come.
Meanwhile, the sailors had begun trying to escape from the ship. They lowered the lifeboat into the sea and pretended that they were going to lay out the anchors from the bow.
So they cut the anchors free and left them in the sea. At the same time they untied the ropes that held the steering oars, raised the foresail to the wind, and headed for the beach.
For although I am physically absent, I am with you in spirit, rejoicing to see how stable you are and how firm your faith in the Messiah is.