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TITLE: Fishers of Men
TEXT: Mark 1:16-20
PROPOSITION: God gives instructions on how to be a real fisher of men.
KEY WORD: Instructions


  1. This year theme = Evangelism.
  2. Jesus promised to instruct us.

What this means:

  1. Seek men
    Go where they are
    An ad in the paper is not enough
  2. Understand men
    Study men – behavior – seek to understand
  3. Attract men
    Unity of believers – John 17:20-21
    Light shine – Matthew 5:16
    Life, Example – 1 Peter 3:1
  4. Reel them in
    Not TRAP – trick, fool, deceive
    Lead, teach, gather a harvest

God’s Promise

  1. It is not all up to us.
  2. 1 Corinthians 3:6 – God gives the increase
  3. He will be with us
  4. He will make us to become fisher’s of men
  5. What God commands; He can do

A Real Fisherman

  1. Knows his needs and Jesus’ power – Luke 5:1-11
  2. Leave all to follow Jesus – 2 Corinthians 12:9
  3. Knows what is necessary to catch men – 2 Corinthians 5:14

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