Jesus and Food – Come and Dine

Jesus and Food – Come and Dine

Jesus and Food – Come and Dine.

“After this, Jesus appeared again to the disciples, this time at the Tiberias Sea, the Sea of Galilee. This is how he did it: Simon Peter, Thomas (nicknamed “Twin”), Nathanael from Cana in Galilee, the brothers Zebedee, and two other disciples were together. Simon Peter announced, “I’m going fishing.” The rest of them replied, “We’re going with you.” They went out and got in the boat. They caught nothing that night. When the sun came up, Jesus was standing on the beach, but they didn’t recognize him. Jesus spoke to them: “Good morning! Did you catch anything for breakfast?” They answered, “No.” He said, “Throw the net off the right side of the boat and see what happens.” They did what he said. All of a sudden there were so many fish in it, they weren’t strong enough to pull it in. Then the disciple Jesus loved said to Peter, “It’s the Master!” When Simon Peter realized that it was the Master, he threw on some clothes, for he was stripped for work, and dove into the sea. The other disciples came in by boat for they weren’t far from land, a hundred yards or so, pulling along the net full of fish. When they got out of the boat, they saw a fire laid, with fish and bread cooking on it. Jesus said, “Bring some of the fish you’ve just caught.” Simon Peter joined them and pulled the net to shore – 153 big fish! And even with all those fish, the net didn’t rip. Jesus said, “Come and dine! Breakfast is ready.” Not one of the disciples dared ask, “Who are you?” They knew it was the Master. Jesus then took the bread and gave it to them. He did the same with the fish. This was now the third time Jesus had shown himself alive to the disciples since being raised from the dead. (John 21:1-14).

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(Refrain) Come and dine, come and dine, you may feast at Jesus’ table all the time.

He who turned water to wine,

To the hungry, still He calls, Come and dine. 

(1.) Jesus has His table spread, where the saints of God are fed,

He invites His people, Come and dine.

With His manna He doth feed and supplies our every need,

Tis sweet to sup with Jesus all the time.


(2.) The disciples came to land, thus obeying Christ’s command,

For the Master called to them, Come and dine.

There they found their heart’s desire, with the fish upon the fire,

And He satisfies the hungry every time.


(3.) Soon the Lamb will take His bride to be ever at His side,

All the host of heaven will assembled be.

Twill be a glorious sight, all the saints in spotless white,

And with Jesus we will feast eternally. 


(song by Charles Widmeyer, 1907; original title, “Jesus has a table spread”).