1 Kings 19:9, 11-13
The terrifying forces of nature do not deter Elijah from waiting patiently for God.  When he hears the sound of a gentle breeze he knows that God is near. 

Romans 9: 1-5
Christ is physically descended from the people of Israel.  He is the fulfilment of the privileges granted to them by God throughout their history. 

Matthew 14: 22-33
Peter and the disciples, in a boat far out at sea and fighting against the storm, represent the Church.  By walking across the water and saving them, Jesus reveals that he is the Lord of creation and that he is never apart from us, even if we cannot see him with our physical eyes.