Stop Talking, Start Fishing!

Do not be afraid; from now on it is men you will catch

Luke 5:10
Isaiah 6:1-2,3-8; Psalms 138:1-5,7-8; I Corinthians 15:1-11; Luke 5:1-11

The game warden in a certain fishing village began to notice that one particular angler was bringing back a bigger catch each night than all the others combined. This made the warden both very curious and very suspicious. Consequently he decided to go along with the lucky angler to see what was going on. The fisherman steered his boat into a secluded cove and dropped anchor. Then he opened his fishing box and removed a stick of dynamite. He lit the fuse until it was almost spent, then threw the dynamite out of the boat. As it hit the water, it exploded, sending a huge gusher of water into the air. Then scores of fish, either dead or stunned by the blast, floated up to the surface and were taken into the boat. Seeing this, the warden was furious. “See here,” he said, “I will not allow you to continue in this manner. You’re breaking the rules and I’m going to issue a summons for…

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