In this final message of this series from John’s gospel, Chuck Swindoll concludes with some powerful lessons about the impact of Jesus’ miraculous life and ministry on earth.
Sensing the troubled hearts within His disciples, Jesus calmed the men with tranquil words that turned their thoughts toward a place of safety and love—the presence of God in His heavenly home.
Many fall prey to the temptation of attending church only on those high Christian holidays such as Christmas and, of course, Easter. Sitting in the congregation only once or twice a year, a visitor might wonder just what all the hubbub is about. An hour-long meeting with a little singing and a little preaching is nice but certainly not life-changing!
Here’s a great fishing story from Chuck Swindoll that helps us understand Peter’s experience in John 21 a little better.
Through the three years the disciples learned from Jesus they watched Him calm storms, walk on water, and confront the religious establishment…all while casting His saving net into humanity’s sea.
Chuck Swindoll teaches the importance of following Jesus as diligent disciples. You will learn some valuable lessons from the story of Peter, who took his eyes off Jesus.