My Daily Devotional

Step Out Of The Boat

“Commit your way to the Lord; trust in him and he will do this: He will make your righteousness shine like the dawn, the justice of your cause like the noonday sun.”
Psalm 37:5-6

There are times in each of our lives where it seems we have gone from a position where we have been secure to one where we have been on shaky ground. Uncertainly causes this feeling in most of us. I have always thought of Peter when he took his first step out of the boat. Being a fisher I am sure he was confident even in a storm in his boat and felt it was a place of safety for him. But the minute he stepped over the side of the boat and placed his foot solidly on the top of the first wave, he was in foreign territory. Walking on water was not something he did routinely and neither do we. God tells us to commit our way to him and trust in him. When we put our trust in the Lord and commit to follow him we are actually stepping out of our boats and onto the solid rock. God will never allow us to fall when we are living by faith. I know that during the past several years I have put my complete faith and trust in God and have actually stepped out of the boat and relied on him to not let me fall. I did not know where I was going but I followed God’s commands for my life and God has kept me up and did not let me fall. When you are facing times of uncertainty in your life, this is the time to get with God and let him hold you up and keep you from falling. Putting your trust in God and depending upon him is worthwhile as once you have done it, it becomes easier and easier to deal with our problems.

Pastor Robert William Brock My Daily Devotional Volume One
December 17


About robertwbrock

Robert William Brock, Jr. I was born in Pineville, Kentucky, the son of Robert William Brock and Irene Napier, I grew up in the beautiful southeastern part of Kentucky. I attended Union College in Barbourville, Kentucky graduating with a degree in Business Administration and Accounting. Early in my career I became interested in Health Care Administration and spent the rest of my career in Hospital Administration, where I retired after 45 years. After retiring from health care I have devoted the past ten years to a ministry, having founded and directed the Nehemiah Network, which provides assistance to the needy people in our area, by bringing together the numerous community organizations, churches and businesses to work collectively to meet the community needs. The Nehemiah Network concept has now spread throughout the nation and over 10,000 programs have been developed, in almost all the states, adopting the framework of the Network. I am a published author of 17 Christian books, and have spent over thirty years tracing my ancestors and writing a book about my Kentucky Heritage. My books are listed below: “Our Kentucky Heritage” “My Daily Devotional” "My Daily Devotional Volume II" "My Daily Devotional Volume III" "My Daily Devotional Volume IV" "My Daily Devotional Volume Six" "My Daily Devotional Volume Seven" "God’s Plan for the Family” " God’s Plan for a Father” "God's Plan for a Joy Filled Life" "The Silent Church" "God's Plan For Financial Freedom" "Living Without Sin" "My Kentucky Heritage" "Brock Family Cookbook" All of my books can be ordered at by typing in my name Robert William Brock, Jr. As part of my ministry I write a free daily devotional which is distributed on a daily basis to over 2 million people daily via e-mail. I live with my wife Margaret of 45 years in East Liverpool, where we have resided for over 33 years. We have three children and six grandchildren.
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