Peter’s Love for Jesus. No doubt you remember reading in the Bible the story of Peter’s reprehensible attitude when he spat out the words (NIV), “I don’t know Him,” and, a little later when he grumped, “Man, I don’t know what you’re talking about!” in reference to his association with Jesus. Now, centuries later, we remember Peter for his self-consuming love of Jesus and his steadfast support for the Christ he loved supremely. How can the story of Peter give us courage? Jesus, our Sacrifice.
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