1 Kings 19:9a, 11–13a Elijah recognized God in the tiny whispering sound.
Psalm 85 “Lord, let us see your kindness, and grant us your salvation.”
Romans 9:1–5 Paul speaks the truth in Christ.
Matthew 14:22–33 Jesus walks on the sea.
Elijah and Peter each encounter the Lord in an unusual way in today’s
readings. Elijah expected the LORD to come in the wind, in an earthquake,
or with fire, but instead it was in a tiny whispering sound. The Lord
appeared like a ghost to the disciples during a storm and Peter dared
to walk across the raging sea. How do we encounter the Lord? Here in
this space we encounter the Lord in his Church, gathered together in
his name, and in the Eucharist