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)

As a career fisherman, Simon — also called Peter — was an expert. Yet, here was this stranger offering instructions from the shore. I imagine Simon and his crew tried to say no respectfully. Maybe he brought out all the excuses: they had just worked the best fishing hours with...

Today's Prayer
Guide us, Holy Spirit, that we may hear your call and be faithful in casting our nets, even when we feel inadequate. Amen.
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Luke 5:1-11

Thought for the Day

The Holy Spirit transforms hearts when I share Jesus’ story.

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Those who struggle to share their faith

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I join many of those who will pray for you as you seek to discern what you are called to be at this moment. May God grant you the courage to fulfill that calling. May we all open our eyes and see the misery, open our ears and hear the cries of God’s people, and, like God through the Lord Jesus Christ, be incarnate amongst them.” 

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