And he said to them, Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.
I. The APPROPRIATENESS of the figure. The world is the sea, the scene of their labours.
II. The DUTY TO BE DISCHARGED. This net must be employed — constantly, diligently, skilfully.
1. Let the Christian fisherman rightly understand his net, and the appointed way of using it.
2. Let success be the grand object of attention.
3. Be cheerfully devoted to the work.
4. Our resources are infinite and exhaustless.
Parallel VersesKJV: And he saith unto them, Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.