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ICON: April 22

Early in the morning, Jesus stood on the shore, but the disciples did not realize that it was Jesus.
He called out to them, ”Friends, haven’t you any fish?”
”No,” they answered.
He said “Throw your net on the right side of the boat and you will find some.” When they did, they were unable to haul the net in because of the large number of fish.
John 21:4-6

When we read this passage today I think it’s fair to say that we all think “Wow, that's a lot of fish!” To really understand what Jesus did here, we need to understand some historical information. They are fishing in the Sea of Galilee, which is not actually a sea, it's more so the size of a small lake. At this point in the story, the disciples had already been fishing all night and had caught nothing. Because of the lack of size of this lake, it is safe to assume there are few fish to be caught in this lake. When they go out again in the morning and Jesus meets them, they had still caught nothing. If something had been there they should have caught something by now. But they didn’t until Jesus showed up. Because that's the kind of power that Jesus has.  
The amount of fish that they caught would have made them rich in today's world! 
Long story short, Jesus provided even when we think there is nothing left.  

Prayer
Heavenly Father, thank you for providing for me and my family. Everything I have I have because of you. Help me to remember that even in my deepest darkest times you are there to protect me and provide what I need in that moment. Because you know me best. 
Thank you
Amen