24And, behold, there arose a great tempest in the sea, insomuch that the ship was covered with the waves: but he was asleep.
24 Verse 24. Arose a great tempest in the sea] Probably excited
by Satan, the prince of the power of the air, who, having got the
author and all the preachers of the Gospel together in a small
vessel, thought by drowning it, to defeat the purposes of God, and
thus to prevent the salvation of a ruined world. What a noble
opportunity must this have appeared to the enemy of the human