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Let Down Your Nets

Posted by Harrison on October 17, 2013
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Let down your nets and you will catch many fish.

Jesus was teaching near the Sea of Galilee and the crowds were overwhelming him. He saw some fishermen cleaning their nets and asked one of them named Peter to push out from the shore so he could address the crowd. After teaching, Jesus told Peter to head back out and cast your nets for a massive catch.

Peter was an experienced fisherman. He knew that catching fish in the daytime was virtually impossible in the clear waters of the Galilee. But he agreed to go back out. He threw out his net and immediately was overwhelmed with the number of fish that had filled it. He called to his partners who came out in their boat and they filled both boats with fish. Immediately, Peter fell to his feet and worshiped Jesus. (Luke 5:1-11)

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God Arranged A Great Fish To Swallow Jonah

Posted by Harrison on September 27, 2013
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God commanded a man named Jonah to go to Ninevah and preach to them. Jonah refused. Instead, he got in a ship and headed in the opposite direction. One man's disobedience almost prevented Ninevah from being saved.

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