But Peter

Then the disciple whom Jesus loved said to Peter, “It is the Lord!” As soon as Simon Peter heard him say, “It is the Lord,” he wrapped his outer garment around him (for he had taken it off) and jumped into the water. The other disciples followed in the boat, towing the net full of fish, for they were not far from shore, about a hundred yards. When they landed, they saw a fire of burning coals there with fish on it, and some bread. John 21:7-9

You’re out on the sea after a long night. You see the Savior of the world on the shore, the same one who had risen from the dead a week before. You have a net full of fish to eat and sell. That net is full because of the advice of the man on the shore. The fire is burning hot and ready for the fish. Life couldn’t get much better for those disciples. Just look at the spiritual symbolism of fish (fishers of men), fire (Holy Spirit), bread (bread of life), and a net full of fish (a harvest of Believers).

But Peter.

Gotta love that man. Emotional roller coaster. Loves him, betrays him, runs to him.

So let me ask you this, when was the last time you ran to Jesus for any reason whatsoever?

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