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Casting Out Into the Deep

Posted by James Hahn on

Casting Out Into the Deep

Luke 5:1-11 I believe there's more to this story than what is being reported.  Something doesn't add up.  Jesus uses Peter's boat to preach from, He tells Peter to cast out his nets into the deep.  Peter hesitates but then does so at Jesus' commanded.  Peter then catches a boat load of fish.  Peter's reaction? - "Depart from me Lord, for I am a sinful man."  No "thank you!", "wow", or "how in the world."  Something doesn't seem right. I'd guess that Peter, being sinfully human like the rest of us, said more than, "we've been out all night but okay."...

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