Simon answered, “Master, we have worked all night long but have caught nothing. Yet if you say so, I will let down the nets.”
Yet if you say so.
Lord, over the past year, You and I have been talking about this journey you invited me to take within the church.
I felt alone.
Not sure where I was headed.
With little direction except for Your persistent call to proceed.
I worked hard like Simon did when he said, “Master, we have worked all night long.”
Simon sounded weary too.
I felt like I was accomplishing nothing.
“but have caught nothing.”
For a long time I couldn’t hear Your whisper or felt Your guidance, I just kept plowing forward, one step in front of another.
“Yet if you say so, I will.” Simon said.
“Yet if you say so, I will” became my prayer.
I don’t know where this will lead. All I know You said, “finish what you began.” Very much like “put down your nets.”
Lord, I don’t know if I will catch so many fish my nets will begin to break, but I do know Your voice.
I do know You are the Lord and if you ask, I will. You are in charge, not me.
Where I only see smelly empty nets, You create abundant outcomes.
Yet if You say so, I will.
If You say so, I will.