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A Surprise For Peter (Best Bible Stories Series)

Jennifer Rees Larcombe
A Surprise For Peter (Best Bible Stories Series)

A Surprise For Peter (Best Bible Stories Series)

Jennifer Rees Larcombe

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The story of Peter's huge catch of fish, retold by Jennifer Rees Larcombe and illustrated by Steve Bjorkman for the BEST BIBLE STORIES SERIES. Peter and his brother, Andrew, were miserable because they had been out in their boat all night without catching a single fish. Just as they were packing up to go home, they saw Jesus on the shore.To Peter's surprise, Jesus asked him if he would row him out from the shore in his boat, so he could talk to all the people in the crowd. For hours they rocked in the sunshine, with Jesus telling stories to everybody.Then, Jesus asked if they could go fishing. Peter thought he was crazy, wanting to go fishing at midday, but Jesus persisted, until Peter and his brother threw the nets over the side of the boat. Almost at once, an amazing thing happened. They caught such a huge shoal of fish, the boat nearly capsized, and the nets almost broke as they dragged them out of the water. Peter was amazed, and told Jesus that he wasn't good enough for this happen to him. But Jesus knew that Peter and Andrew were just right to come and be his special helpers.

- Publisher Jennifer Rees-Larcombe retells the story of Peter. Jesus tells Peter and his brother to cast their nets into the lake at midday, the wrong time to fish. When they do so, they catch such a shoal that their nets nearly break.

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The story of Peter's huge catch of fish, retold by Jennifer Rees Larcombe and illustrated by Steve Bjorkman for the BEST BIBLE STORIES SERIES. Peter and his brother, Andrew, were miserable because they had been out in their boat all night without catching a single fish. Just as they were packing up to go home, they saw Jesus on the shore.To Peter's surprise, Jesus asked him if he would row him out from the shore in his boat, so he could talk to all the people in the crowd. For hours they rocked in the sunshine, with Jesus telling stories to everybody.Then, Jesus asked if they could go fishing. Peter thought he was crazy, wanting to go fishing at midday, but Jesus persisted, until Peter and his brother threw the nets over the side of the boat. Almost at once, an amazing thing happened. They caught such a huge shoal of fish, the boat nearly capsized, and the nets almost broke as they dragged them out of the water. Peter was amazed, and told Jesus that he wasn't good enough for this happen to him. But Jesus knew that Peter and Andrew were just right to come and be his special helpers.
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Jennifer Rees-Larcombe retells the story of Peter. Jesus tells Peter and his brother to cast their nets into the lake at midday, the wrong time to fish. When they do so, they catch such a shoal that their nets nearly break.
- Publisher

Meet the Author

Jennifer Rees Larcombe

Jennifer Rees Larcombe runs a charity called Beauty from Ashes, which aims to help people facing loss and trauma. She has experienced several major losses herself, including the 'death' of a 30-year-old marriage. Jennifer has written many books and magazine articles, and is a regular contributor to Day by Day with God, Bible reading notes published jointly by BRF and Christina Press.

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