What do you do when the weather changes? That’s what Paul and others on-board his ship faced. The weather changed and they encountered a storm.
In Acts 27 the apostle was sailing with others. The ship had encountered a storm and Paul warned them that he thought they would encounter loss of cargo etc if they continued. But, the captain and others thought they could make it.
Acts 27:13 says, “When a light wind began blowing from the south, the sailors thought they could make it. “
You ever felt that way? You THOUGHT you could make it? We all have.
The text says that they pulled up anchor and being sailing. But, the weather changed abruptly….”
They hadn’t planned on that. They hadn’t planned on a change of weather.
But it happened.
What do we do when the weather changes? What do we do when the economy goes south? What do we do when COVID-19 hits? What do we do when life throws. curveball? We cling to the Lord.
That’s exactly what Paul did. Later in the chapter, God appeared to Paul in a dream and assured him that he and those on-board the boat would survive. Paul shared this with everyone on the boat.
So, when the weather changed, Paul clung to his word from God.
We must do the same. We don’t know what each day will bring. The weather could change for us as well. But we cling to our hope in the Lord.