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When Jesus finished talking to the crowd, He told Peter to row farther out into the sea to catch some fish. Peter said, "Lord, we fished all night and caught nothing, but because You say so, we'll try again." They caught so many fish that the nets were almost breaking, so they called for their partners, James and John, to come in their boat to help them. This miracle showed that Jesus was so powerful that He could even control nature. When they finally returned to shore, Peter fell on his knees before Jesus and said, "Lord, I'm too sinful and not worthy of Your blessings!" At that, Jesus told Peter and the other men to follow Him, and they would fish for people instead of fish. And that's what they did.
For the next three years they followed Jesus and did all they could to tell the people about the good news of salvation, which is not just knowing truth, but also having a relationship with Jesus as the Redeemer of the world. Education, social position, and natural ability are not the best predictors of success winning people to Jesus. Rather, those who truly love the Savior the most will do the most good for Him.
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