Abide Bible – Day 21 in The Gospel of John

January 28, 2021
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Day 21

In our final devotion from 21 Days in John, we take time to ponder and picture the scene in John 21:1-14.

In this section brimming with symbolism, Jesus appears to 7 disciples on the banks of the Sea of Tiberias.

These disciples, called to be fishers of men, are working in the dark without results. Only by listening to Jesus’ guidance on where to cast their nets are these men successful with their catch. This episode symbolizes the mission of the Church – to be fishers of men and women. As Jesus said earlier, “He who abides in Me, and I in him, bears much fruit; for without Me you can do nothing” (15:5, NKJV).

The second symbolic event is the fellowship with Jesus. Once on shore, Jesus cooks the 7 men a meal. This gesture is more than feeding hungry fishermen; rather, this is a time where Jesus provides for them, physically and spiritually. Likewise, it is only through Jesus’ feeding and fellowship are we, the Church, able to go out into the world and fish.

Thank you for spending the past 21 days in the Gospel of John with Dr. Phil Collins. For more information on the Abide Bible or the Abide Bible Journals, then follow the links at the bottom of the page. God bless!

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8 replies on “Abide Bible – Day 21 in The Gospel of John”

I throughly enjoyed and received such a blessing following Dr Collin’s 21 Days in the Gospel of John. Does or will he have the same process for the book of Revelation we can listen to?

There is a freshness in this study I have never heard this teaching before. It helps me see the Word of God in a new and real way. Thank you Dr Collins. The bless you and keep you

Thank you for teaching me to study the Bible in a completely different way. This study was outstanding and truly drew me in spiritually. God bless Dr. Collins for leading such an amazing study.

The 21 Day study in the book of John was excellent and very rewarding! I’m so glad I made the time to meet the Lord through these new methods of studying the Bible. Picturing, contemplating, journaling and meditating on God’s Word helped me tremendously. I experienced God in a way like never before. Thank you Dr. Collins. May God continue to bless you!

Thank you so much for walking me through this. It has given me a way to read and better understand the Bible and God’s word. Much more meaningful to me and I can apply this to other books of the Bible.

This 21 day study is very moving. Yes it is engaging. I found myself laughing and crying as I went through it. Thank you all for this fabulous teaching and learning resource.

I so enjoyed the 21 days of the abide bible series in John. Thank you so much Dr. Collins. I grew so much through this meditation and reflection process. I especially enjoyed the journaling and praying scripture methods. May God continue to bless you!

21 days in the book of John was an amazing journey for me. I love the Abide Bible and how it allows you to engage and experience scripture. It also helped me to pray more. I do not own a copy of the Abide Bible but would love too.

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