From Pastor Perry

05/05/2016 Matt. 26:30-35

Matthew 26:30–35 (ESV)

Jesus Foretells Peter’s Denial

30 And when they had sung a hymn, they went out to the Mount of Olives. 31 Then Jesus said to them, “You will all fall away because of me this night. For it is written, ‘I will strike the shepherd, and the sheep of the flock will be scattered.’ 32 But after I am raised up, I will go before you to Galilee.”33 Peter answered him, “Though they all fall away because of you, I will never fall away.” 34 Jesus said to him, “Truly, I tell you, this very night, before the rooster crows, you will deny me three times.” 35 Peter said to him, “Even if I must die with you, I will not deny you!” And all the disciples said the same.

 

Peter falls away, but he gets a bad rap for it.  Notice that Jesus says “You will all fall away because of me this night. For it is written, ‘I will strike the shepherd, and the sheep of the flock will be scattered.’ 32 But after I am raised up, I will go before you to Galilee.”  So, as Jesus said… the all fell away… not just Peter.  They fell and were scattered.  But it is Peter that say “Tough they fall away because of you, I will never fall away.”  I think Peter meant this and believed it… but he was wrong.  The rooster crowed three times and Peter knew he had fallen.

 

 

I pray: O Lord, I want to claim that I will sin no more… but I know that I am a sinner and will keep sinning.  I cannot by my own virtue or merit, get into heaven, but only through your forgiveness.  Help me to trust in your life, death, and resurrection.  Amen.

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