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JAMES, A FISHING ROD AND YOU

FOR SUNDAY 01. 21


After John was put in prison, Jesus went into Galilee, proclaiming the good news of God. “The time has come, „he said. “The kingdom of God has come near. Repent and believe the good news!” As Jesus walked beside the Sea of Galilee, he saw Simon and his brother Andrew casting a net into the lake, for they were fishermen. “Come, follow me, „Jesus said, “and I will send you out to fish for people.” At once they left their nets and followed him. When he had gone a little farther, he saw James son of Zebedee and his brother John in a boat, preparing their nets. Without delay he called them, and they left their father Zebedee in the boat with the hired men and followed him. 

MARK 1, 14-20 (NIV)

 

Today we stand before words that have electrified hearts and minds for centuries: "Repent and believe in the Gospel." This call, spoken by Jesus in the Gospel according to Saint Mark, opens the door to deep reflection on our lives. Have you ever wondered why it was the fishermen who became Jesus's first disciples? Probably because, like anglers, they were exceedingly patient, able to listen to long sermons... But seriously...



 

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