Prayer, Plain and Simple

Prayer, Plain and Simple


Sometimes Jesus Just Doesn’t Seem To Make Sense

posted by Mark and Jill

Jesus said to Simon, “Now go out where it is deeper, and let down your nets to catch some fish.”

“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.”

And this time their nets were so full of fish they began to tear!

Luke 5:4-6

Jesus was a Rabbi, not a professional fisherman. But a professional fisherman named Simon took his advise, counter-intuitive as it was, and caught the catch of a lifetime. It’s time to start listening to Jesus! He knows how to run your business, your life, your family, your finances, and your time! Your little kingdom needs the King. Open up his word and open up your heart; gain some knowledge, and apply it today. Let’s pray!

Jesus, I open my mind, my eyes, and my spiritual ears to your voice. Speak to me and guide me. And give me the heart to respond like Simon:  “If you say so!” I will obey! Take me deeper, Jesus. Amen

If you want to hear more about this passage, here is a link to a Beliefnet audio blog that we recorded several months ago. This is what we love to do together in the morning; and in this audio blog we let you in on our morning chats:

http://www.beliefnet.com/columnists/thesupernaturallife/2013/02/11/fishers/#post



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