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Note: This is Part 1 of a sermon from July 4, 2021 and is slightly adapted from the original. Part 2 will be in next week’s issue of The Record-Times.
Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen!
Today’s Gospel (Luke 5:1-11) is the miraculous catch of fish and the calling of Peter, James, and John as “fishers of men.” It’s not a sermon or a parable but a history, so it does not teach us directly by words of instruction but indirectly by words of example. It has much to teach us, but the main idea, I daresay, is this: Jesus is Lord over all labor an...