/////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// // // /////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// var title="Jesus Calms the Stormy Sea"; var title2="Lesson 17"; var max=18; Text=new Array(18); aposstr=new String; speechstr=new String; aposstr="'"; speechstr='"'; for (var x=0; x<=max; x++) { Text[x]=""; } Text[0]=' 1. The Sea of Galilee lies deep down in a bowl of high hills.'; Text[1]=' 2. During the day, when the sun shines down on the water, it becomes quite warm. Very warm air begins to hang over the water.'; Text[2]=' 3. Toward the middle of the afternoon, cool breezes begin to blow in from the Mediterranean Sea. When the cool air hits the warm water and the warm air, large ripples and waves form and often a bad and sudden storm results.'; Text[3]=' 4. One day Jesus talked to many people on the shore of the Sea of Galilee, speaking in parables. He also healed all who were brought to him.'; Text[4]=' 5. It had been hot all day. When evening came, Jesus was worn out from teaching the people.'; Text[5]=' 6. After explaining the parables privately to the disciples, Jesus told them, "Let us cross over to the other side of the lake."'; Text[6]=' 7. They all got into the boat, and after shoving off, they began to sail across the Sea.'; Text[7]=' 8. At first the sailing was smooth. All was going well.'; Text[8]=' 9. Jesus lay down in the back of the boat and soon was fast asleep.'; Text[9]=' 10. Suddenly, a big storm began to blow. The wind got stronger and stronger, and the waves became bigger and bigger.'; Text[10]=' 11. The disciples were afraid! They knew how dangerous a storm like this could be.'; Text[11]=' 12. They rushed to Jesus in the back of the boat and woke Him up.'; Text[12]=' 13. "Master, don\'t you care that we\'re drowning?" they said.'; Text[13]=' 14. Jesus asked them, "Why are you fearful, 0 you of little faith."'; Text[14]=' 15. Then Jesus got up and commanded the winds and the wave, "Peace-be still!"'; Text[15]=' 16. And just as quickly the wind quit blowing and the sea became very still. No longer was there danger.'; Text[16]=' 17. The disciples were very much surprised. They asked, "What kind of man is He? Even the winds and the sea obey Him!"'; Text[17]=' 18. And so they sailed on till they came to the other side of the Sea of Galilee.';