The conversation between Jesus and Peter in John 21:15–19 highlights Peter’s work as an apostle but also reveals our own call to care for the sheep—as Jesus says, to “do the works that I do.” The text offers an opportunity to preach about Christian vocation and daily life.
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Lewis, Karoline M. “‘Shepherd My Sheep’: Preaching for the Sake of Greater Works than These.” Word & World 28, no. 3 (2008): 318–24.
Lewis, Karoline M., ""Shepherd My Sheep": Preaching for the Sake of Greater Works Than These" (2008). Faculty Publications. 147.