Bob McCarthy (California)
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We have this treasure in jars of clay to show that this all-surpassing power is from God and not from us. - 2 Corinthians 4:7 (NIV)
Jesus was walking beside the Sea of Galilee when he saw Simon and Andrew fishing. A little farther down the lakeshore Jesus came upon James and his brother John. He called all four of them to join him. I have often wondered why Jesus chose these men to follow him....
Jesus calls all people to follow him — no résumé required.
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