January 9 Matthew 4:18-25 (ESV) Jesus Calls the First Disciples 18 While walking by the Sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers, Simon (who is called Peter) and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea, for they were fishermen. 19 And he said to them, “Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.” 20 Immediately they left … More January 9 Matthew 4:18-25
As Jesus passed on from there, he saw a man called Matthew sitting at the tax booth, and he said to him, “Follow me.” And he rose and followed him. J.C. Ryle comments on Matthew 9:9 He can take a tax collector, and make him an apostle. He can change any heart, and make … More J.C.Ryle: with Christ nothing is impossible
Coty Pinckney on Luke 5:1-11 Jesus has gone out to preach elsewhere. He is no longer in Capernaum, but in another town on the same lake. The crowd keeps coming; as more and more arrive, they push those in front up toward Jesus, forcing Him into the water. So He goes out into the lake … More Of Fish and Men
Jesus calls us to join him in mission. To the first disciples, he said, “Follow ME and I will make you fishers of men.” What kind of qualifications do we need? Here is a post from one year ago, worth reading again in light of the focus on missions this year. It is taken from … More Called to Missions?