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Jesus Calls Peter to Follow – Luke 5:10

Then Jesus said to Simon, “Don’t be afraid; from now on you will fish for people.” (Luke 5:10) Pastor John’s Notes: After the miraculous catch of fish, Peter fell at the feet of Jesus and confessed that he was a sinful man. In response, Jesus called Peter to follow him and did not even reference his sin. He simply described the new work that he would be doing. Repentance is an acknowledgment of our sin without any attempt to explain…

Peter Sees Himself Truthfully – Luke 5:8

When Simon Peter saw this, he fell at Jesus’ knees and said, “Go away from me, Lord; I am a sinful man!” (Luke 5:8) Pastor John’s Notes: After the miraculous catch of fish, Peter immediately recognized who was with him in the boat. Jesus is the Messiah, for only the Son of God could command the fish. His very next thought was of himself. In the light of the presence of Christ, he saw all of his sinfulness. It was…

The Miracle Gets Peter’s Attention – Luke 5:4-7

When he had finished speaking, he said to Simon, “Put out into deep water, and let down the nets for a catch.” Simon answered, “Master, we’ve worked hard all night and haven’t caught anything. But because you say so, I will let down the nets.” When they had done so, they caught such a large number of fish that their nets began to break. So they signaled their partners in the other boat to come and help them, and they…

Peter Gets a Front Row Seat – Luke 5:2-3

He saw at the water’s edge two boats, left there by the fishermen, who were washing their nets. He got into one of the boats, the one belonging to Simon, and asked him to put out a little from shore. Then he sat down and taught the people from the boat. (Luke 5:2-3) Pastor John’s Notes: Peter had a front row seat to Jesus’ teaching. As the Teacher spoke from one end of the boat, Peter sat in the other.…

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  • Sunday 8:30 a.m. Traditional
    Sunday 10 a.m. Contemporary
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