When he finished teaching, he said to Simon, “Push out into deep water and let your nets out for a catch.”
Simon said, “Master, we’ve been fishing hard all night and haven’t caught even a minnow. But if you say so, I’ll let out the nets.” It was no sooner said than done—a huge haul of fish, straining the nets past capacity. They waved to their partners in the other boat to come help them. They filled both boats, nearly swamping them with the catch.
Simon Peter, when he saw it, fell to his knees before Jesus. “Master, leave. I’m a sinner and can’t handle this holiness. Leave me to myself.” When they pulled in that catch of fish, awe overwhelmed Simon and everyone with him. It was the same with James and John, Zebedee’s sons, coworkers with Simon.
Every action causes a reaction. Once the first domino is tapped, the rest fall as a reaction to the first. Had Simon not allowed Jesus to use his boat to teach from, or obeyed when Jesus said to go out for fish, he wouldn’t have experienced the ginormous blessing that filled not just his boat, but his co-workers boat as well.
So many are waiting for the ‘signs, wonders and miracles’ but they reside right now within each one of us. When we obey, step out and lay hands on, call demons out, follow the unusual instructions of the Spirit of God inside of us, they will follow our actions and our words. It’s out of our movement that causes a chain reaction to occur.
Somewhere, somehow, someone has been effected by something you have done or said. May our action cause those to be blessed that felt the reaction. May we hear stories of someone brushing up against us and being healed. The glory of God will invade this earth through those who are learning that action speaks louder then words.
The Word is already in us, alive, active, powerful and transforming. We’re merely vessels He chooses to use. Are you ready? Are you willing? Do you want it at any cost? Tune in to His instructions and get ready to be the living, moving church in the earth today.
“Jesus use me and oh Lord don’t refuse me for surely there’s a work that I can do. And even though it’s humble, Lord help my will to crumble. For though the cost be great I’ll work for You.”