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The Season Of Broken Nets

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Luke 5:1–11 NKJV
So it was, as the multitude pressed about Him to hear the word of God, that He stood by the Lake of Gennesaret, and saw two boats standing by the lake; but the fishermen had gone from them and were washing their nets. Then He got into one of the boats, which was Simon’s, and asked him to put out a little from the land. And He sat down and taught the multitudes from the boat. When He had stopped speaking, He said to Simon, “Launch out into the deep and let down your nets for a catch.” But Simon answered and said to Him, “Master, we have toiled all night and caught nothing; nevertheless at Your word I will let down the net.” And when they had done this, they caught a great number of fish, and their net was breaking. So they signaled to their partners in the other boat to come and help them. And they came and filled both the boats, so that they began to sink. When Simon Peter saw it, he fell down at Jesus’ knees, saying, “Depart from me, for I am a sinful man, O Lord!” For he and all who were with him were astonished at the catch of fish which they had taken; and so also were James and John, the sons of Zebedee, who were partners with Simon. And Jesus said to Simon, “Do not be afraid. From now on you will catch men.” So when they had brought their boats to land, they forsook all and followed Him.

The Season Of Broken Nets

Introduce The story Line:
This is A Catapult Message: The Objective is To Jump You Right into 2018. And the Significance of todays date is important 11/17/17.. daly double…
Kingdom Point #1
Jesus Notices Two empty boats & steps in one of them
Jesus will never enter an occupied Vessel
Jesus didn’t need permission to enter he only needed a Push From Peter…
Kingdom Point #2
Once Jesus was done with one ministry, he was then able to pull on another ministry.
Now go Out Where its deeper & Let down our net to catch some fish...
What’s Your Net Worth?

Jesus was asking a man who had not slept all night, who had spent the night examining empty meshes, to beach the boat, load a thousand pounds of wet nets, row out to deep water, and circle around while setting the net—all at midday! Besides, what right did Jesus, a carpenter from Nazareth, have to ask an expert Galilean fisherman who had spent his life on the lake to do his bidding?

If you have ever fished with a professional guide, you will realize how outrageous Jesus request was, humanly speaking. Professional fisherman know that 100 percent of the fish are in 10 percent of the water, and they definitely know where the percentages lie..
Peters ability to trust Jesus beyond his natural reasoning shows his nets worth
Because they had already began the procedure of cleaning and mending their nets, the next procedure was to dry them in the sun and then fold them up place them back in the boat for evening catch...
He was being challenged on his level of giving, his net produced his wealth, his net was an investment that was so important that he had to clean it every day, mend it every day, dry it every day and fold it every day..
And on that day his net seemed worthless, but he still gave it to Jesus
So let me ask you this? How much did you give on a Sunday morning 3 yrs ago?
How Much two yrs ago
How Much a year ago
How much this year?
Thats how you can determine you net worth
See My Net Worth is in the Multi-Millions.. ( so giving to Jesus can’t be limited to an amount and Jesus always requires us to let down our nets.)
Some folks Have Multi-Thousands net worth..(there are limits to what, when & how they will give and also to when, Where and who sees you let down your net)
Some folks have Multi-Hundreds net worth..( theirs requires just enough, so they take no risks, and nothing changes in their capacity to catch because they don’t look for much)
Kingdom Point #2
Kingdom Point #3
Your Obedience Is Necessary
But if You Say So, i’ll let my nets down again.. last time i let my nets down the other church took advantage of me, last time i let me guards down i mean my net they hurt me!!!
Please tell somebody with ashy lips
Let Your Net Down!!!
Two important things to identify that its your season of Broken Nets..
The Nets where full of Fish they began to tear.
Jesus Noticed two empty Boats & He stepped In
Jesus can’t step into vessels that are occupied
Jesus didn’t need permission to get in the boat but he needed push from Peter
Both boats where filled and on the verge of sinking
The area of your greatest tension is the area of your greatest blessing..
Kingdom Point #2
Thats why you need partners....(who is invested on the same level as you are) tap your neighbor and tell them no your worth!!!!
Peter recognized someone greater was with him, and therefore he has allowed him to do the impossible.. So Peter need to worship Christ his king!!
if your not carful you could miss your catch cause you to cute or cool to worship!!!!
But this was the final straw that proved Jesus could break nets in peters life… As soon as they Landed, they left everything and followed Jesus....
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