Just as day was breaking, Jesus stood on the shore; yet the disciples did not know that it was Jesus. Jesus said to them, “Children, do you have any fish?” They answered him, “No.”John 21:4-5 ESV
What do you do as a follower of Jesus Christ when you cannot sense His presence? What do you do when you don’t know what to do? This was the predicament the disciples were facing after Jesus was raised from the dead.
For three years Jesus had been there for them and with them. He was their beloved teacher, personal coach, confidant, leader, and equipper. He showed them the perfect example of how to walk with God and connect with people. Imagine their confusion. Even though they knew He was alive, they were not yet able to understand how to stay connected with Him.
Which brings us to Simon Peter. He was known by his fellow disciples as being impulsive, erratic, dramatic, and a natural born leader. He’s the guy you would follow into battle as he would probably shoot…