If ever there was an earthly picture of a heavenly truth, this is it:
Not only does this story remind that the understated qualities of mateship and self-sacrifice are alive and well in Australia, but it provides a bloodied and beautiful picture of God’s daring rescue of humanity.
The son Kevin places himself in the dangerous water alongside the fallen man, while father Les throws out the lifeline and directs the follow-up support.
And all while they were out fishing. ‘I will make you fishers of men.’
Be encouraged that God too still rescues and puts within us a rescuer Spirit.