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Bible Story 179

THE FISHERS OF
MEN
LUKE 5:1-11; 6:12-16
179. THE FISHERS OF MEN
(LUKE 5:1-11; 6:12-16)
MEMORY VERSE:
"And He said to them, 'Follow Me, and I will make you fishers of men.' " MATTHEW 4:19

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1. "Now so it was, as the multitude pressed about Him to hear the _________ of _________, that He stood by the
Lake of Gennesaret." LUKE 5:1

CIRCLE THE CORRECT WORDS:


2. "...and saw two (HOUSES, BOATS) standing by the lake; but the (FISHERMEN, CARPENTERS) had gone
from them and were washing their (NETS, TOOLS)." LUKE 5:2

TRUE OR FALSE:
3. "Then He got into one of the boats, which was Simon's, and asked him to put out a little from the land..." LUKE 5:3
TRUE OR FALSE
4. And He sat down and began fishing. LUKE 5:3
TRUE OR FALSE
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5. "Now when He had stopped (SPEAKING, FISHING), He said to Simon, 'Launch out into the deep and let down
your nets for a catch.' " LUKE 5:4
6. "But Simon answered and said to Him, 'Master, we have toiled all night and caught nothing;
nevertheless at Your word I (WILL, WILL NOT) let down the net.' " LUKE 5:5

TRUE OR FALSE:
7. And when they had done this, they caught nothing, and their net was still empty. LUKE 5:6
TRUE OR FALSE
8. "So they signaled to their partners in the other boat to come and help them. And they came and filled both the
boats, so that they began to sink." LUKE 5:7
TRUE OR FALSE
9. "When Simon Peter saw it, he fell down at Jesus' knees, saying, 'Depart from me, for I am a sinful man, O Lord!' "
LUKE 5:8
TRUE OR FALSE
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10. "...And Jesus said to Simon, 'Do not be afraid. From now on you will catch (FISH, MEN).' " LUKE 5:10
11. "Now it came to pass in those days that He went out to the mountain to (SLEEP, PRAY), and
continued all night in prayer to God." LUKE 6:12
12. "And when it was day, He called His disciples to Him; and from them He chose twelve whom He also
named (APOSTLES, FRIENDS)." LUKE 6:13
"Simon, whom He also named Peter, and Andrew his brother; James and John; Philip and Bartholomew;
Matthew and Thomas; James the son of Alphaeus, and Simon called the Zealot; Judas the son of James,
and Judas Iscariot who also became a traitor." LUKE 6:14-16
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179. THE FISHERS OF MEN
(LUKE 5:1-11; 6:12-16)
F V A R E Y A R P N E T S O S
I J C A T C H F I H N H N M S
S O V F B T P H I L I P M B A
H H K Q Q W E D U T I T L U M
E N R E T E P N O M I S H H L
R V R N L L B I J T A U G H T
M Q W O J V E U O B O A T S Y
E B Y M V E D W E R D N A N J
N T O I R A C S I S A D U J H
R I B S S S E L T S O P A B W
R P S E L P I C S I D P B V Z
E J A M E S A M Q U S E M A J
B A R T H O L O M E W M E N A
V O G K U S A M O H T U Y I P
U R P G W E H T T A M Y A U B
ANDREW FISHERMEN MATTHEW SIMON PETER
APOSTLES FISH MEN SIMON
BARTHOLOMEW JAMES MULTITUDE TAUGHT
BOATS JAMES NETS THOMAS
CATCH JUDAS ISCARIOT PHILIP TWELVE
DISCIPLES JUDAS PRAYER

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179. THE FISHERS OF MEN
(LUKE 5:1-11; 6:12-16)
MEMORY VERSE:
"And He said to them, 'Follow Me, and I will make you fishers of men.' " MATTHEW 4:19

FILL IN THE BLANKS:


1. "Now so it was, as the multitude pressed about Him to hear the _________ of _________, that He stood by the
Lake of Gennesaret." LUKE 5:1
2. "...and saw two ______________ standing by the lake; but the ______________________ had gone from them and
were washing their ____________." LUKE 5:2

TRUE OR FALSE:
3. "Then He got into one of the boats, which was Simon's, and asked him to put out a little from the
land..." LUKE 5:3
TRUE OR FALSE
4. And He sat down and began fishing. LUKE 5:3
TRUE OR FALSE
FILL IN THE BLANKS:
5. "Now when He had stopped ________________, He said to Simon, 'Launch out into the deep and let down your
nets for a catch.' " LUKE 5:4
6. "But Simon answered and said to Him, 'Master, we have toiled all night and caught nothing;
nevertheless at __________ ___________ I will let down the net.' " LUKE 5:5

TRUE OR FALSE:
7. And when they had done this, they caught nothing, and their net was still empty. LUKE 5:6
TRUE OR FALSE
8. "So they signaled to their partners in the other boat to come and help them. And they came and filled both the
boats, so that they began to sink." LUKE 5:7
TRUE OR FALSE
9. "When Simon Peter saw it, he fell down at Jesus' knees, saying, 'Depart from me, for I am a sinful man, O Lord!' "
LUKE 5:8
TRUE OR FALSE
FILL IN THE BLANKS:
10. "...And Jesus said to Simon, 'Do not be afraid. From now on you will catch _________.' " LUKE 5:10
11. "Now it came to pass in those days that He went out to the mountain to ___________, and
continued all night in prayer to God." LUKE 6:12
12. "And when it was day, He called His disciples to Him; and from them He chose twelve whom He also
named _________________." LUKE 6:13
"Simon, whom He also named Peter, and Andrew his brother; James and John; Philip and Bartholomew;
Matthew and Thomas; James the son of Alphaeus, and Simon called the Zealot; Judas the son of James,
and Judas Iscariot who also became a traitor." LUKE 6:14-16
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179. THE FISHERS OF MEN
(LUKE 5:1-11; 6:12-16)

F V A R E Y A R P N E T S O S
I J C A T C H F I H N H N M S
S O V F B T P H I L I P M B A
H H K Q Q W E D U B I T L U M
E N R E T E P N O M I S H H L
R V R N L L B I J T A U G H T
M Q W O J V E U O B O A T S Y
E B Y M V E D W E R D N A N J
N T O I R A C S I S A D U J H
R I B S S S E L T S O P A B W
R P S E L P I C S I D P B V Z
E J A M E S A M Q U S E M A J
B A R T H O L O M E W M E N A
V O G K B S A M O H T U Y I P
U R P G W E H T T A M Y A U B
ANDREW FISHERMEN MATTHEW SIMON PETER
APOSTLES FISH MEN SIMON
BARTHOLOMEW JAMES MULTITUDE TAUGHT
BOATS JAMES NETS THOMAS
CATCH JUDAS ISCARIOT PHILIP TWELVE
DISCIPLES JUDAS PRAYER

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179. THE FISHERS OF MEN
(LUKE 5:1-11; 6:12-16)

6 DOWN "And He said to them, '_____ Me, and I will make you fishers of men.' " MATTHEW 4:19
7 DOWN "Now so it was, as the _____ pressed about Him to hear the word of God, that He stood by the Lake of
Gennesaret." LUKE 5:1
6 ACROSS "...and saw two boats standing by the lake; but the _____ had gone from them and were washing their
nets." LUKE 5:2
10 ACROSS "Then He got into one of the _____, which was Simon's, and asked him to put out a little from the land..."
LUKE 5:3
2 DOWN "...And He sat down and _____ the multitudes from the boat." LUKE 5:3
1 ACROSS "Now when He had stopped speaking, He said to Simon, 'Launch out into the deep and let down your
_____ for a catch.' " LUKE 5:4
8 DOWN "But Simon answered and said to Him, 'Master, we have toiled all night and caught _____ nevertheless
at Your word I will let down the net.' " LUKE 5:5
3 ACROSS "And when they had done this, they _____ a great number of fish, and their net was still breaking."
LUKE 5:6
11 DOWN "So they signaled to their partners in the other boat to come and help them. And they came and filled
both the boats, so that they began to _____." LUKE 5:7
4 DOWN "Simon Peter saw it, he fell down at Jesus' knees, saying, 'Depart from me, for I am a _____ man, O
Lord!' " LUKE 5:8
12 ACROSS "...And Jesus said to Simon, 'Do not be afraid. From now on you will catch _____.' " LUKE 5:10
5 DOWN "Now it came to pass in those days that He went out to the mountain to _____, and continued all night in
prayer to God." LUKE 6:12
9 ACROSS "And when it was day, He called His disciples to Him; and from them He chose twelve whom He also
named _____." LUKE 6:13