You probably know the John 21 verses that are Jesus’ final questions and directives to Simon
Peter, a disciple who had already been singled out for his potential leadership of the others. This
text takes place after the resurrection in those waning opportunities for the disciples to have a
final teaching lesson with their Master.
They have returned to their previous profession of fishing, led by Simon Peter, when he
announces he is going fishing and does anyone want to join him. Here is an example of his
leadership but not at the level Christ Jesus expected or, thankfully, Peter performed much longer.
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