John 21:1-14 Breakfast with Jesus (May 3 2009)


At the end of John's gospel, a question: Is Jesus really going to take care of his disciples? Will he provide for them? Two answers emerge from this passage: First, trying to meet our own needs results in failure and broken fellowship with Christ. Second, the alternative is allowing Jesus to meet our needs through faithful obedience. When our wills correspond with his, we find that he provides abundantly. If we are working outside of his will, even as Christian believers, we may in fact be sinning even if what we are doing is not a bad thing.