Bay 111 (Assorted Saints)

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Panel A1 - Christ calling St Peter to walk on the water

As described in Matthew 14:28-29, Christ sent his disciples ahead in their boat whilst he retired to pray. When they later saw him walking across the stormy waves to join them they feared he might be some spirit, prompting Peter to call out "(28) ...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." The artist here has shown Peter in the process of stepping out of the boat.