Especially Peter

“And now go and tell his disciples, and especially Peter, that he will go ahead of you to Galilee. You will see him there, just as he told you.” Mark 16:7, CEV Poor Peter. Despairing over his personal darkness he has become completely undone.  His wound is beyond any human remedy.  No one can help himContinue reading “Especially Peter”

Scorched, But Deeply Loved

“Then Jesus said to Peter, “Go away from me, Satan! You are not helping me! You don’t care about the things of God, but only about the things people think are important.” Matt. 16:23, NCV Principles of the Kingdom will often will sound like a simple conversation to an outsider.  Things are often established orContinue reading “Scorched, But Deeply Loved”

Do You Love Me?

  “When they finished eating, Jesus said to Simon Peter, “Simon son of John, do you love me more than these?”     He answered, “Yes, Lord, you know that I love you.”     Jesus said, “Feed my lambs.”     Again Jesus said, “Simon son of John, do you love me?”     He answered, “Yes, Lord, you know thatContinue reading “Do You Love Me?”

Impulsive Peter

Peter was the magnificent failure.  But I’m grateful for his story.  As we examine his life and his actions and decisions, we see a man who was so much like us.  I relate and understand Peter more then any other disciple in the New Testament.  He was so real. He was so impulsive. He spoke beforeContinue reading “Impulsive Peter”