Chapter 29

Jesus Walks on the Water

“Chapter 29: Jesus Walks on the Water,” New Testament Stories (2005), 71–72


boat in storm

After feeding the 5,000, Jesus went up on a mountain to pray. His disciples took a boat to cross the Sea of Galilee. When night came, the wind started to blow, and the waves became high.

Jesus walking on water

Late that night, Jesus came to join His disciples. He was walking on the water to get to the boat.

disciples watching Jesus from boat

The disciples saw Him walking on the water. They were afraid. They thought He was a spirit. Jesus called to them, “It is I; be not afraid.”

Peter and Jesus walking on water

Peter wanted to walk on the water too. Jesus told Peter to come to Him. Peter climbed out of the boat. He began to walk on the water toward the Savior.

Peter sinking

Because the wind was blowing hard, Peter became afraid. He began to sink into the water and cried out to Jesus to save him.

Jesus saving Peter

The Savior took Peter’s hand. He asked Peter why he did not have more faith.

Jesus and Peter walking to boat

When Jesus and Peter came to the boat, the storm stopped. All the disciples worshipped the Savior. They knew that He was the Son of God.