John 21 1-14 The Appearance to the Seven Disciples

After these things, Jesus revealed himself again to his disciples by the Sea of Tiberias. He revealed himself in this way. There were together:  Simon Peter, Thomas called Twin, and Nathaniel who was from Cana of Galilee , and the sons of Zebedee, and two other of his disciples.

The shore of the Sea of Tiberias, near Capernaum

Simon Peter said to them: ‘I’m going out to fish.’ They said to him, ‘Let us come with you too.’ 

They went out and got into the boat, but that night they caught nothing. 

Now when early morning came Jesus stood on the shore, but the disciples did not know that it was Jesus. 

Jesus said to them:  ‘Children, you haven’t any fish, have you?’

They replied to him ‘No.’

So he said to them: ‘Throw the net to the right side of the boat, and you will find some.’

So they threw it and they were not able to drag it from the sea because of the fish. 

So the disciple that Jesus loved said to Peter:  ‘It is the Lord.’ So Simon Peter, hearing that it was the Lord, put on his outer clothes  (for he was stripped) and threw himself into the sea. 

But the other disciples came in the boat, towing the net full of fishes – for it was not far from the land, a hundred yards. 

As they got out of the boat onto the land, they saw a charcoal fire built there, with fish placed on it and bread. 

Jesus said to them: ‘Bring some of the fish which you have caught just now.’

So Simon Peter went aboard and dragged the net to the land, full of large fish:153. And yet even though so many, the net was not torn. 

Jesus said to them: ‘Come! Breakfast! ‘

None of the disciples dared to ask him ‘Who are you?’ knowing that it was the Lord. 

Jesus came and took the bread and gave it to them, and the fish likewise. 

This was now the third time Jesus was revealed to the disciples, having risen from the dead.

Be thou my vision, O Lord of my heart;
Naught be all else to me, save that thou art –
Thou my best thought, by day or by night;
Waking or sleeping, thy presence my light.

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