November 14, 2021

Will You Try Again!

Will You Try Again!

Luke 5:5, New Living Translation

5 “Master,” Simon replied, “we worked hard all last night and didn’t catch a thing. But if you say so, I’ll let the nets down again.”

Sermonic Moves:  

  1. Simon goes out into the deep water because Jesus tells him to.  
  2. Jesus tells Simon to drop his net with the assurance that Simon will get a catch; Jesus is clear even when Simon is not - The Lord knows what He is doing even when we do not.  
  3. Simon replies with his reservations, yet still has the audacity to try again!


Publish Date:

January 9, 2022


Jesus' request involves sacrifice and maybe discomfort; requests of Jesus are centered on the other and not selfish. Jesus always gives us more than we had before he got on the Boat; let Jesus have your Boat!

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How about this Thanksgiving season we view the blessings of GOD as a catalyst to more service, ministry, usefulness and transformation, instead of isolated proof that GOD can provide what GOD has already secured. Jesus causing Simon to get the catch was the easy part. Now Jesus is calling Simon to leave the catch and do the greater thing! Serve.

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