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Peter James And John

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Peter James And John

  1. 1. “ Follow Me and I will make you fishers of men.” Matthew 4.19 Peter, Andrew James and John
  2. 2. Walking by the Sea <ul><li>“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.” </li></ul><ul><li>(Matthew 4.18, ESV) </li></ul>
  3. 3. Remember John 1.35-51 <ul><li>Andrew and John were the disciples of John the Baptist. </li></ul><ul><li>Andrew, John and Peter spent several days with Christ. </li></ul><ul><li>Now they went back to fishing, waiting for the greater call of Christ. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Remember John 1.35-51 <ul><li>This explains why Peter did just as Christ instructed in Luke 5.3-6. </li></ul><ul><li>Peter now saw two miracles of Jesus and His power of nature. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Miracles are those things which transcend the power and regulations of nature; supernatural. </li></ul></ul>
  5. 7. Mike Lawrence, Bybee Church of Christ
  6. 10. Fishers of Fish to Fishers of Men <ul><li>“Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.” </li></ul><ul><li>(Matthew 4.19; Mark 1.17, ESV) </li></ul><ul><li>“Do not be afraid; from now on you will be catching men.” </li></ul><ul><li>(Luke 5.10, ESV) </li></ul>
  7. 11. Peter: The Outspoken One <ul><li>Walked on Water (Matthew 14:28-33) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Remember Peter got out of the boat. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Rebuked by Christ (Matthew 16.21-23) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>At least Peter answered. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Peter became the leader of the disciples. (Acts 1.15-26) </li></ul>
  8. 12. John: The Disciple fo Love <ul><li>Left his business and family to follow Christ. (Matthew 4.21,22) </li></ul><ul><li>Sent to prepare for the Passover. (Luke 22.8-13) </li></ul><ul><li>Took care of Mary (John 19.26-27) </li></ul><ul><li>Wrote five books of the New Testament. </li></ul>
  9. 13. James: The Middle of Three <ul><li>One of the Sons of Thunder. (Mark 3.17) </li></ul><ul><li>Ready to call down fire. (Luke 9.52-55) </li></ul><ul><li>Present at the transfiguration. (Matthew 17.1) </li></ul>
  10. 14. Andrew: The First Disciple <ul><li>Brought Peter to the Lord. (John 1.40-41) </li></ul><ul><li>Told Jesus about the fish and bread. (John 6.8-9) </li></ul><ul><li>Responsible in working with the Greeks. (John 12.20-22) </li></ul>
  11. 15. Four Men Working for One Savior <ul><li>Peter, Andrew, James and John were four regular fisherman until they met Jesus. </li></ul><ul><li>They left all to follow Christ and lead a life of service. </li></ul><ul><li>Will you leave all and follow Christ? </li></ul>
  12. 16. Multitudes Disciples Apostles Peter, Andrew, James and John John Jesus
  13. 17. Multitudes Followers Believers Committed Deeply Committed Jesus

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  • albethsinaga

    May. 11, 2009

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