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The Draught of Fishes.
Jesus had just begun His ministry.  He had taught and wrought to the wonder of the people.  Henceforth He world need me to hear His words and witness His performances, whom He would train for service in His kingdom, who would lead when he was gone away.  In this lesson He calls four disciples, to be apostles, and to whom He revealed their high mission of soul winning, in the realistic figure of catching fish.  He orders the vessel out into the deep, then the casting of the net with the astonishing enclosure of fish, that supply the lesson to the disciples--henceforth they shall catch men.

1.  At what sea was Jesus teaching the multitude?  Answer:  Luke 5:1

2.  Whose empty boats were at the shore?  Answer:  Luke 5:5-10

3.  What were the fishermen doing?  Answer:  Luke 5:2

4.  Whom did Jesus teach from Simon's ship?  Answer:  Luke 5:3

5.  What did Jesus then order Peter to do?  Answer:  Luke 5:4

6.  Had they fished in vain the night before?  Answer:  Luke 5:5

7.  What did Jesus command them to do?  Answer:  Luke 5:4

8.  What did they catch?  Answer:  Luke 5:6

9.  Did the net hold them?  Answer:  Luke 5:6

10.  How were both boats endangered?  Answer:  Luke 5:7

11.  What effect did Jesus' power have on Peter?  Answer:  Luke 5:8

12.  On the multitude?  Answer:  Luke 5:9

13.  What did Peter say the four fishermen should do?  Answer:  Luke 5:10

14.  What did they do after this?  Answer:  Luke 5:11

15.  Did Jesus call all the apostles personally?  Answer:  Luke 6:13

16.  Does God call all His ministers?  Answer:  I John 2:27

17.  What is a man-made minister?  Answer:  Matthew 15:14

18.  What is said of the true shepherd?  Answer:  John 10:11

19.  What did Jesus call false preachers?  Answer:  John 10:1

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Answers to Bible Study Questions (highlighted in green)

1.  Luke 5:1  And it came to pass, that, as the people pressed upon him to hear the world of God, he stood by the lake of Gennesaret,
2.  Luke 5:5-10  And Simon answering said unto him, Master, we have toiled all the night, and have taken nothing: nevertheless at thy word I will let down the net.  And when they had this done, they inclosed a great multitude of fishes: and their net brake.  And they beckoned unto their partners, which were in the other ship, that they should come and help them.  And they came, and filled both the ships, so that they began to sink.  When Simon Peter saw it, he fell down at Jesus' knees, saying, Depart from me; for I am a sinful man, O Lord.  For he was astonished, and all that were with him, at the draught of the fishes which they had taken:  And so was also James, and John, the sons of Zebedee, which were partners with Simon.  And Jesus said unto Simon, Fear not; from henceforth thou shalt catch men. (The apostles boats)
3.  Luke 5:2  And saw two ships standing by the lake: but the fishermen were gone out of them, and were washing their nets.
4.  Luke 5:3  And he entered into one of the ships, which was Simon's, and prayed him that he would thrust out a little from the land.  And he sat down, and taught the people out of the ship.
5.  Luke 5:4  Now when he had left speaking, he said unto Simon, Launch out into the deep, and let down your nets for a draught.
6.  Luke 5:5  And Simon answering said unto him, Master, we have toiled all the night, and have taken nothing: nevertheless at thy word I will let down the net.  O They were without the Saviour's presence and in the dark).
7.  Luke 5:4  (ABOVE)  Launch out into the deep, and let down your nets for a draught.
8.  Luke 5:6  And when they had this done, they inclosed a great multitude of fishes: and their net brake.
9.  Luke 5:6 (ABOVE) their net brake.
10.  Luke 5:7  And they beckoned unto their partners, which were in the other ship, that they should come and help them.  And they came, and filled both the ships, so that they began to sink.
11.  Luke 5:8  When Simon Peter saw it, he fell down at Jesus' knees, saying, Depart from me; for I am a sinful man, O Lord.
12.  Luke 5:9  For he was astonished, and all that were will him, at the draught of the fishes which they had taken.
13.  Luke 5:10  And so was also James, and John, the sons of Zebedee, which were partners with Simon.  And Jesus said unto Simon, Fear not; from henceforth thou shalt catch men. (They should follow Jesus)
14.  Luke 5:11  And when they had brought their ships to land, they forsook all, and followed him.
15.  Luke 6:13  And when it was day, he called unto him his disciples: and of them he chose twelve, whom also he named apostles;
16.  I John 2:27  But the anointing which ye have received of him abideth in you, and ye need not that any man teach you: but as the same anointing teacheth you of all things, and is truth, and is no lie, and even as it hath taught you, ye shall abide in him. (Yes)
17.  Matthew 15:14  Let them alone: they be blind leaders of the blind.  And if the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch.
18.  John 10:11  I am the good shepherd: the good shepherd giveth his life for the sheep.
19.  John 10:1  Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that entereth not by the door into the sheepfold, but climbeth up some other way, the same is a thief and a robber.

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