After making the crossing to the other side of the sea, Jesus and His disciples came to land at Gennesaret
and tied up there.
Presents 18 important miracles performed by Jesus, including The Wonderful Fishing, The Leper of Gennesaret
and The Resurrection of Lazarus.
Besides, the little boats on Gennesaret
were far from comparable to our pinken, our modern fishing one-masters.
or Galilee was the centre of life for the triangle of little towns that Jesus performed 95 per cent of his ministry in.
Kinneret: Ergebnisse der Ausgrabungen auf der Tell el-'Oreme am See Gennesaret
Nazareth and the region of the Lake of Gennesaret
were his patris, a term that can equally mean his hometown, his home country or his birthplace (Mk 6:4; Mt 13:57; Lk 4:24; Jn 1:46).
But news of the healings at Gennesaret
in Galilee had preceded Jesus into Syria.
Campbell compares the narrator to "the diseased men of Gennesaret
seeking wholeness by touching the hem of Christ's garment" (73) and "Jacob refusing to release the angel until he is blessed" (74).
The whole appearance of the scene precisely what we would expect and desire the scenery of Gennesaret
to be, grand beauty, but quiet calm.
On the other side of the sea, at Gennesaret
, it is Jesus who heals; the people of Gennesaret
were enlivened by Jesus' presence and "scurried about .
THE word `petrel' is from the Italian Petrello (little Peter) because during storms they seem to `pat' the waves with alternate feet as if walking on water like the Apostle Peter walking upon the Lake of Gennesaret
to join Christ.
Perhaps Rome too had a Fisheries Department where the bureaucrats multiply as the fish disappear; certainly, on that night, fish in Lake Gennesaret
were as scarce as cod off Newfoundland today.