The Story of a Fisherman
home was near the sea. When he was a small boy he learned how to catch
fish. When he grew up he became a fisherman. Every day he went down to the
seaside, stepped into a boat, and rowed away from the shore. Out where the
water was deep he dropped a net over the side of the boat and waited until
some fishes swam into it. Then he drew the net out of the water and
emptied the fishes into the boat. These he brought to shore and sold.
brother and several of his friends were fishermen, too. They worked
together catching fish.
day while these men were fishing near the seashore, someone came walking
by. This one was Jesus. They had seen Jesus before, and knew he was not
like other men. They wished to know him better. So when he called to them
they left their nets and went with him.
loved these fishermen. He called them his friends. He taught them many
things about God's great love. He told them, too, about heaven.
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