By Dr Oliver Tearle (Loughborough University)
Three of the four Evangelists – Matthew, Mark, and John – describe the miracle of Jesus walking on water, and it’s one of the most famous miracles recounted in the New Testament. The ‘walking on water’ miracle tells of how Jesus walks across the Sea of Galilee during a storm, to aid his disciple, Peter.
But what is the significance of this event? Let’s take a closer look at what the Gospels say.