Before you will ever walk on water you must get out of the boat.

Matthew 14:22 And straightway Jesus constrained his disciples to get into a ship, and to go before him unto the other side, while he sent the multitudes away. 23 And when he had sent the multitudes away, he went up into a mountain apart to pray: and when the evening was come, he was there alone. 24 But the ship was now in the midst of the sea, tossed with waves: for the wind was contrary. 25 And in the fourth watch of the night Jesus went unto them, walking on the sea. 26 And when the disciples saw him walking on the sea, they were troubled, saying, It is a spirit; and they cried out for fear. 27 But straightway Jesus spake unto them, saying, Be of good cheer; it is I; be not afraid. 28 And Peter answered him and said, Lord, if it be thou, bid me come unto thee on the water. 29 And he said, Come. And when Peter was come down out of the ship, he walked on the water, to go to Jesus. 30 But when he saw the wind boisterous, he was afraid; and beginning to sink, he cried, saying, Lord, save me. 31 And immediately Jesus stretched forth his hand, and caught him, and said unto him, O thou of little faith, wherefore didst thou doubt? 32 And when they were come into the ship, the wind ceased. 33 Then they that were in the ship came and worshipped him, saying, Of a truth thou art the Son of God. V. 22 – They had divine Direction V. 23 - Secret Prayer V. 24 – Storm V. 25 – The last 2-hour period of the night before dawn V. 26 – Jesus has power over nature, Needless Fear (or Superstition) V. 27 – He encourages and comforts V. 28 –Impulsive Peter has faith V. 29 – Christ shows power over nature, divinely supporting Peter V. 30 – Vision dominated his faith V. 31 – Christ delivered by taking Peters hand, rebukes the doubt (not the storm) V. 32 – Trouble ceased V. 33 – Worshiped and confessed Christ V. 34 – Sea of Galilee V. 35 – Brought all men to Jesus (faith restored) V. 36 – Great Faith Mount Arbel (West of the Sea of Galilee). The Sea of Galilee is a large fresh-water lake located in the northern portion of Israel. If you visit the Holy Land and you're fortunate, you'll get to experience how quick a storm can come up on the Sea of Galilee -- turning smooth waters to large white caps and swells in just a few minutes. The Sea of Galilee is fed by the Jordan River, rainfall and springs on the northern side. More properly designated a lake, the Kinneret (the OT and modern name) is 13 miles wide and 7 miles long. At its deepest point the lake is only 150 feet deep.

Jesus had power over nature. Jesus exhibited power over nature when he turned water into wine, calmed the tempest, and walked on the sea (Jn. 2: 1-11; Mk. 4: 35-41; 6: 47-50). Demonstrations of his power over the demon world. Jesus cured a demoniac (demon possessed person, Mk. 1: 23-27). He challenged and cured a violent demoniac and a demon possessed person who was both blind and dumb (Mk. 5: 1-13, Matt. 12: 22, 23). Jesus displayed miraculous power over the material realm. Jesus manifestly displayed miraculous ability over the material in the feeding of the five thousand (Mk. 6: 37-44). Jesus was triumphant over physical diseases and infirmities. Jesus healed the mother of Peter's wife of a physical abnormality (Mk. 1: 30, 31). Jesus healed "every sickness and every disease among the people" (Matt. 9: 35). He even restored sight to the blind (Matt. 9: 27-31). Jesus demonstrated his power over death. Jesus raised Jairus' daughter, the widow's son, and Lazarus from the dead (Mk. 5: 22-24; 35-43; Lk. 7: 11-17; Jn. 11: 34-46). Jesus promised his apostles that they would be able to perform miracles. "Heal the sick, cleanse the lepers, raise the dead, cast out devils…," Jesus said (Matt. 10: 8). The purpose of Jesus' miracles. Jesus' miracles were not performed in a failed attempt to remove all sickness from the world, as some believe. The miracles of Jesus established his authority to forgive sin (Matt. 9: 6). His miracles proved Jesus was sent of God (Jn. 5: 36). "Rabbi, we know that thou art a teacher come from God: for no man can do these miracles that thou doeth, except God be with him," Nicodemus declared (Jn. 3: 1, 2). In healing the sick, Jesus also fulfilled prophecy (Matt. 8: 16, 17, cp. Isa. 53: 4). Some characteristics, positive and negative, of Jesus' miracles. Beloved, there were no failures with Jesus (Matt. 8: 16). Jesus' miracles were not necessarily conditioned on man's faith (Mk. 9: 14-29, Lk. 22: 50, 51, Jn. 11: 34-46). Jesus did not take up contributions. His miracles, the reality and fact of them, were never questioned, not even by his enemies (Jn. 11: 47, Matt. 12: 23, 24). Beloved, the reason they were never questioned is because they could not be challenged; they were so evidently genuine (Jn. 11: 47, 9: 16). There is not one recorded instance of a relapse. Another obvious fact, compared to the pseudo (sham, alteration) miracle climate of today, is Jesus did not evoke a propaganda campaign or send runners ahead to create the necessary emotional environment. Jesus healed completely and instantaneously (the only "exception" is found in Mark 8: 22-26). Moreover, Jesus healed all manner of diseases (Matt. 9: 35). "And many other signs truly did Jesus in the presence of his disciples, which are not written in this book. But these are written, that ye might believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God; and that believing ye might have life through his name" (Jn. 20: 30, 31). John 14:8 Philip saith unto him, Lord, shew us the Father, and it sufficeth us. 9 Jesus saith unto him, Have I been so long time with you, and yet hast thou not known me, Philip? he that hath seen me hath seen the Father; and how sayest thou then, Shew us the Father? 10 Believest thou not that I am in the Father, and the Father in me? the words that I speak unto you I speak not of myself: but the Father that dwelleth in me, he doeth the works. 11 Believe me that I am in the Father, and the Father in me: or else believe me for the very works' sake. 12 Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that believeth on me, the works that I do shall he do also; and greater works than these shall he do; because I go unto my Father. 13 And whatsoever ye shall ask in my name, that will I do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son. 14 If ye shall ask any thing in my name, I will do it.