When Jesus called Peter to step out of the boat to walk on water, Peter did. As long as his eyes were on Jesus, he was fine. But as soon as Peter took his focus off Jesus, he began to sink (Matthew 14:29-31).
I’ve been driving intercity a bit over the past few weeks, and there are a number of road signs encouraging motorcycle riders to expect the unexpected, drive with their lights on, etc. This morning I was reminded of the importance of keeping our focus on Jesus, and one of those road signs reminding riders to always look towards where they want to go came to mind.
Hebrews 12:1-3 encourages us to fix our eyes on Jesus.