Immanuel Lutheran High School, College, and Seminary
Eau Claire, WI

2009-02-17 ILC Chapel — Jesus turns believers into fishers…

Jesus turns believers into fishers of men who share the gospel


Date : 2009-02-17
Speaker : Professor Paul Schaller

Matthew 4:18–22 (Listen)

Jesus Calls the First Disciples

18 While walking by the Sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers, Simon (who is called Peter) and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea, for they were fishermen. 19 And he said to them, “Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.”1 20 Immediately they left their nets and followed him. 21 And going on from there he saw two other brothers, James the son of Zebedee and John his brother, in the boat with Zebedee their father, mending their nets, and he called them. 22 Immediately they left the boat and their father and followed him.


[1] 4:19 The Greek word anthropoi refers here to both men and women


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