A Study in Jesus dealings with Simon, brother of Andrew, who became the Apostle Peter.
After Jesus and Peter were safely in the boat the rough weather stopped. The rest of the Apostles trip to the “other side” was uneventful. Until they exited the boat at Gennesaret, a small plain on the west side of the Sea of Galilee. The people who lived in the villages and cities in the plain recognized Jesus and his entourage. News of his arrival traveled faster than on a well-connected Twitter account.
They were soon surrounded by suffering humanity. Those who could not walk were carried into Jesus presence on beds. The afflicted made a simple request; let us touch the border of your garment. “As many as touched him [Jesus] were made whole.” After ministering to multitudes Jesus and the Apostles walked back to…
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