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Note: This is Part 2 of a sermon from July 4, 2021 and is slightly adapted from the original.
Second, Jesus has a higher labor and livelihood of His own that He calls us to share in.
This is shown to us by Jesus’ interruption of Simon’s work to teach the Word of God, and by His calling of Simon (and James and John) to “catch men.” The Gospel says, “On one occasion, while the crowd was pressing in on [Jesus] to hear the word of God, he was standing by the lake of Gennesaret, and he saw two boats by the lake, but the fishermen had gone out of them and were washing their nets. Gettin...