Three Denials Predicted

Jesus revealed something to Peter that must have hurt Peter to hear it and for Jesus to speak it, “I tell you, Peter, the rooster shall not crow this day before you will deny three times that you know Me” (Luke 22:34).
Everyone notices when the rooster crows. Therefore, Jesus picked an obvious sound and sign that would alert Peter to what he had done. He believed he could never deny the Lord, but that very night he would do it, not once, not even twice, but three times!
Peter did not want to deny the Lord and the Lord did not want to be denied by Peter, but it would happen and Peter would recover and do a wonderful work as an apostle.
Have you done something horrible that you believe keeps you from being effective? Repent of it, doing instead what you should be doing and the Lord will be with you to help you.

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Don Ruhl

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