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Can anyone explain why Jesus walked on the water?

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Answer #1 | 23/07 2014 17:12
Jesus is a Spirit. That was the whole point of saying he walked on water and was born of the Holy Spirit. I believe that the Spirit of Jesus is the one that told all those stories to people to explain Himself. The ancient Jesus knew and is God from Zypa!
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Answer #2 | 26/07 2014 00:36
He couldn't swim?
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Answer #3 | 23/07 2014 15:50
He did not want to get his robe wet and dirty.
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Answer #4 | 23/07 2014 15:47
No boats available.
Answer #5 | 23/07 2014 16:30
Too cold to swim...
Answer #6 | 23/07 2014 15:47
He didn't know how to swim. Very few people did at that time.
Answer #7 | 23/07 2014 15:47
He is God and can do anything He wants as the Creator of the Universe.
Answer #8 | 23/07 2014 15:51
The Magic Jeebus Man was showing off his magical powers.
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Answer #9 | 23/07 2014 15:49
To make the bible even more unbelievable.
Answer #10 | 23/07 2014 15:51
magic carpet was out of service
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Answer #11 | 23/07 2014 15:49
It isn't necessary to explain it, because he didn't. It's standard in all religious myths for gods to be described as performing miracles, doing miraculous, magical things. That's the only "explanation" you need.
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Answer #12 | 23/07 2014 16:55
I prefer to show you moses' miracle of cleaving the sea and making dry land.... with reference to Exode 10:13-15; 14:21; 17:8-13 from thy holy book https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=ex+10%3A13-15%3B+14%3A21%3B+17%3A8-13&version=SG21;ERV;AMP;GNT;TLB And I'll let you figure out this one yourself... I Am that holy Atheist (one amongst them) https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Ésaïe+6%3A8%3B+Job+40%3A9%3B+Ézéchiel+10%3A5%3B+Ézéchiel+1%3A24%3B+Ézéchiel+10%3A16-17&version=SG21;ERV;AMP;GNT;TLB
Answer #13 | 23/07 2014 15:55
to teach us that with faith we can achieve anything dont think this violates laws of physics...it is just we r ignorant of it... with faith even u can do it
Answer #14 | 23/07 2014 19:00
No, he just made the wind ceased and calm.
Answer #15 | 23/07 2014 22:37
Well previously Jesus had told the disciples to get into the boat and go to the other side of the sea(to get away from the crowd so they may be refreshed and get some rest),Jesus stayed behind to disperse the crowd.He after having dispersed the crowd went by himslef ot pray and be refreshed by the Father.he during some point in time saw them strugging against the storm gaining no ground by their efforts Jesus precded to go where He told them to go,which is to the other side of the sea but was interrupted by them asking for delieverance(them being scared fearing for their lives beiliving him to be a spirit of which they were told they'd see before they would die on th sea)then peter asked Jesus if it was indeed him which they saw, to allow him to come to Him (Jesus) on the water of which Jesus said ok,come on) Jesus walked on water ,in my opinion because there was no other way for thim to cross it being very early in the morning and no one beside the disciples on the sea or ]perhaps being up to ask to take him or would even consider it because of the storm.God gives us power/the ability to do what's necessary (his will and what we do along those lines of which He's said),even if it overrides/supercedes the things concerning natural laws.
Answer #16 | 23/07 2014 21:48
Because he knew how. It was an example of having power from God. It has served to show millions, billions WO read the accounts that he was truly the firstborn Son of God and was to be both the Ransom Redeemer for humankind and future King of God's Kingdom.
Answer #17 | 23/07 2014 15:50
Walking on the water signified His dominion over chaos, which the sea symbolized.
Answer #18 | 23/07 2014 15:46
Because it's way cool. Wouldn't you if you could?
Answer #19 | 23/07 2014 15:54
He didn't, becasue it's impossible. If I told you he cycled to the moon you that mean it happened. No, of course it wouldn't.
Answer #20 | 23/07 2014 15:52
He did it to show his apostles, especially Peter, who he was.
Answer #21 | 23/07 2014 15:52
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Answer #22 | 23/07 2014 15:48
He want to show he had so much swag!

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