Mark 1:16-20 Passing alongside the Sea of Galilee, he saw Simon and Andrew the brother of Simon casting a net into the sea, for they were fishermen...
The first people Jesus calls to be his disciples are fishermen--Simon, Andrew, James and John, and he calls them with this simple statement. "'Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men'" (Mark 1:17). Next thing we see is each of these men abruptly abandoning their nets and boats to begin a new life journey following Jesus.
So what can we learn about being a Christ-follower from these men? What does being a follower or disciple of Christ mean to you? What does it look like in your life? Tami
P.S. Today on Back to the Bible, we begin a brand new series, Following Jesus, with Bible Teacher Dr. John Munro. He brings us some great teaching on how to live as a disciple of Christ, so be sure to listen. (You'll also want to hear an exciting announcement, so don't miss it.)
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