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GONE FISHIN’: CATCHING PEOPLE FOR GOD’S KINGDOM

 

GONE FISHIN

When Jesus compared “catching” people to catching fish, he was referring to using a net rather than a hook.

Net fishing is completely different than hook-and-line fishing. With net fishing, you can catch many fish at the same time, whereas with hook-and-line fishing, you catch only one at a time. Net fishing is also normally done in deep waters, and from a boat.

But both styles of fishing require the fisher to be astute: You don’t just rush down to the water and wildly cast your net or hook at random; you need to fish at the right time and in the right place and with the right equipment, and you need to be PATIENT. (more…)