The meaning behind the calling off eg Simon and the miraculous catch of fish

At the start of his ministry near lake Gale, he was getting pushed closer and closer to the lake as everyone was pressing around him to hear what he had to say so when Jesus saw two boats ashore he went and jumped into one of them which belonged to Simon and he asked him to move a little off of shore so that he could teach them from there. After he had finished speaking he told Simon to take the boat to deep water and put the nets out into the water to catch some fish but Simon answered ” Master we worked hard all night trying to catch fish but we caught nothing. But you say to put the nets in the water so I will.” Once the fishermen did this they caught so many fish that the nets started to break and they filled up both boats and they almost sank, as they were full. After Simon had seen this he told Jesus to go away as he was a sinful man. Everyone was amazed at the amount of fish that were caught and Jesus told Simon not to be afraid as from now he would fish for people.

Jesus had known Simon before they had met and the knowledge of Jesus was confirmed by the response that Simon gave after Jesus had suggested going fishing. When Simon had told Jesus to go away as he was a sinful man he didn’t mean that he was evil he just felt ashamed as Jesus was so much better than he was because while Simon was normal and had all the faults and failures of a human being and Jesus to him was perfect. What Jesus meant when he told Simon that he was going to be fishing for people was that he was going to bring people into the kingdom of god and teach them in love and forgiveness of God.

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Levi follows Jesus:

One day Jesus went to see a tax collector named Levi who was sitting in a tax collectors booth. When Jesus got there he told him “follow me !” so Levi got up, left everything and followed him, Levi took Jesus to his house and gave him a big dinner where many other people and tax collectors were eating too. The pharoses and the people who taught the law of the pharoses started to complain to Jesus’ followers and asked them “why do you eat and drink with tax collectors and sinners?” and Jesus answered to them “it is not the healthy people who need a doctor but the sick, I’ve come to invite good people but sinners to change their hearts and lives.”

Jesus chooses his apostles:

One day Jesus called his followers and chose twelve of them which were to be his apostles, the twelve he chose where: Simon (who Jesus called Peter), his brother Andrew, James, John, Philip, Bartholomew, Matthew, Thomas, James son of Alpheus, Simon called zealot, Judas son of James and Judas Iscariot who betrayed Jesus by turning Jesus over to his enemies. Jesus and his apostles came down off of the mountain and he stood on ground level. There was a large crowd of his followers as well as people from the nearby cities of Judea, Jerusalem and the seacoast cities of Tyres and Sidon, they had all come to hear Jesus teach and to be healed of their sickness, so Jesus healed all those who were in trouble by evil spirits. All the people were trying to touch Jesus, as a power that was healing them all came from him.

Mary and Martha:

Once while Jesus and his followers where traveling Jesus went into town where a woman named Martha let him stay with her. Martha had a sister named Mary who sat at Jesus’ feet listening to him teach. Martha was busy doing all the housework so Martha went to Jesus and told him “Lord don’t you care that my sister has left me alone to do the work? Tell her to help me”. But the lord answered her and said ” Martha, Martha, you are worried and upset about so many things, only one thing is important Mary has chosen the better thing and it will never be taken away from her.