Luke 5:1 Once while Jesus was standing beside the lake of Gennesaret, and
the crowd was pressing in on him to
hear the word of God, 2 he saw two
boats there at the shore of the lake; the
fishermen had gone out of them and
were washing their nets. 3 He got into
one of the boats, the one belonging to
Simon, and asked him to put out a little
way from the shore. Then he sat down
and taught the crowds from the boat. 4
When he had finished speaking, he said
to Simon, “Put out into the deep water
and let down your nets for a catch.” 5
Simon answered, “Master, we have
worked all night long but have caught
nothing. Yet if you say so, I will let down
the nets.” 6 When they had done this,
they caught so many fish that their nets
were beginning to break. 7 So they signalled their partners in the other boat to
come and help them. And they came
and filled both boats, so that they began
to sink. 8 But when Simon Peter saw it,
he fell down at Jesus’ knees, saying, “Go
away from me, Lord, for I am a sinful
man!” 9 For he and all who were with
him were amazed at the catch of fish
that they had taken; 10 and so also were
James and John, sons of Zebedee, who
were partners with Simon. Then Jesus
said to Simon, “Do not be afraid; from
now on you will be catching people.” 11
When they had brought their boats to
shore, they left everything and followed

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