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25 Then[a] he said to them, “Where is your faith?”[b] But they were afraid and amazed,[c] saying to one another, “Who then is this? He commands even the winds and the water,[d] and they obey him!”

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  1. Luke 8:25 tn Here δέ (de) has been translated as “then” to indicate the implied sequence of events within the narrative.
  2. Luke 8:25 snWhere is your faith?” The call is to trust God and realize that those who exercise faith can trust in his care.
  3. Luke 8:25 sn The combination of fear and respect (afraid and amazed) shows that the disciples are becoming impressed with the great power at work in Jesus, a realization that fuels their question. For a similar reaction, see Luke 5:9.
  4. Luke 8:25 sn Jesus’ authority over creation raised a question for the disciples about who he was exactly (“Who then is this?”). This verse shows that the disciples followed Jesus even though they did not know all about him yet.