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August 4, 2012

posted Aug 5, 2012, 8:26 PM by Olivia Russ
Mignonette Bailey
Oh, Peter...
Mignonette Bailey

The life of the Apostle Peter has always been intriguing to me. Peter seemed to always be THAT disciple—the one who spoke at the wrong time, said the wrong thing, and was often rebuked. I'm sure that after 3 1/2 years the other disciples were used to him jumping out there, only to come back with his tail between his legs. Sometimes his ventures paid off, like when He walked on the water with Jesus! Talk about bragging rights! He was the only one who could claim such an experience. But then there were times that we cringe as we read because we know all too well that Peter was setting himself up... again.

Newburgh Theological Seminary

In Matthew 26:31-32, Jesus has just laid some pretty heavy words on his disciples, telling them that on this very night, all of his disciples would abandon and ... (Continued)