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Peter the businessman

on Jul 6, 2016 in Business | 0 comments

Peter the businessman By Ivan Ho    First written 6 July 2016   So it was, as the multitude pressed about Him to hear the word of God, that He stood by the Lake of Gennesaret, and saw two boats standing by the lake; but the fishermen had gone from them and were washing their nets. Then He got into one of the boats, which was Simon’s, and asked him to put out a little from the land. And He sat down and taught the multitudes from the boat. When He had stopped speaking, He said to Simon, “Launch out into the deep and let down your nets for a catch.” But Simon answered and said to Him, “Master, we have toiled all night and caught nothing; nevertheless at Your word I will let down the net.” And when they had done this, they caught a great number of fish, and their net was breaking. So they signaled to their partners in the other boat to come and help them. And they came and filled both...

At Your Word

on Jul 11, 2016 in 2016, Business | 0 comments

At Your word   By Ivan Ho Written 11 July 2016       When He had stopped speaking, He said to Simon, “Launch out into the deep and let down your nets for a catch.” But Simon answered and said to Him, “Master, we have toiled all night and caught nothing; nevertheless at Your word I will let down the net.” And when they had done this, they caught a great number of fish, and their net was breaking. So they signaled to their partners in the other boat to come and help them. And they came and filled both the boats, so that they began to sink. When Simon Peter saw it, he fell down at Jesus’ knees, saying, “Depart from me, for I am a sinful man, O Lord!” Luke 5:4-8 NKJV   Peter and his colleagues were professional fishermen who went out daily to catch fish for a living. However, their business had not always been a success. There were times when they would catch a lot...

Peter the businessman pt.2

on Jul 9, 2016 in 2016, Business | 0 comments

Peter the businessman pt. 2 By Ivan Ho    Written 9 Jul 2016   Peter and his partners, who were professional fishermen, had tried all night in their business and there was no result. They have already decided to call it a day and pack up to return home. But Jesus said to Peter to have another go and take the boat out a little further into the deep and cast their nets. When He had stopped speaking, He said to Simon, “Launch out into the deep and let down your nets for a catch.” But Simon answered and said to Him, “Master, we have toiled all night and caught nothing; nevertheless at Your word I will let down the net.” And when they had done this, they caught a great number of fish, and their net was breaking. So they signaled to their partners in the other boat to come and help them. And they came and filled both the boats, so that they began to sink. Luke 5: 3-7 NKJV   What...