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6/9/16 at 03:33 PM 0 Comments

Jesus appears to refugees crossing stormy Aegean Sea, calms waters

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Jesus Film Project
Refugees survived their dangerous crossing

By Mark Ellis

When the wind and the waves threatened to swamp a boat filled with refugees fleeing the Middle East, Jesus made a dramatic appearance to them and calmed the waters, saving their lives.

The truly amazing account is from Erick Schenkel, executive director of the Jesus Film Project.

“A group of refugees fleeing the fighting in the Middle East were jammed into several pontoon boats. They were trying to make it across the Aegean Sea to Greece,” Schenkel recounts.

The seas were extremely rough and dangerous and some of the boats in this small armada capsized.

The report is reminiscent of a similar storm on the Sea of Galilee described in the Gospel accounts, when “A furious squall came up, and the waves broke over the boat, so that it was nearly swamped.” (Matthew 4:37)

The refugees were afraid, just as Jesus’ fellow travelers were frightened.

“But the people in one boat cried out to God. Suddenly, a ‘shining heavenly figure’ appeared in the boat,” Schenkel reports. “The entire boat knew it was Jesus.”

Then something miraculous happened. Jesus calmed the storm!

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