John D. Bown (Minnesota)
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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.” - Luke 5:5 (NIV)
Simon Peter had spent the entire night fishing with no results when Jesus approached him and told him to get back into his boat and put his nets out in deep water. Fishing was Peter’s job, and he had just had a bad night at work. He was probably tired...
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