This Week’s Post At The New Normal: Miserable Failure

fear-regret-not-failure2Of all the people in the New Testament, I’m drawn to Peter. I think it’s because he was the most interesting of all the disciples. Peter always spoke out of turn, or talked to fill space, or said things just because he could. With Peter, you know there was never a dull moment.

That’s why, in Matthew 26, Peter just breaks my heart. The bold disciple who claimed he would never turn his back on his Messiah does just that. In verses 57-68, we see Peter standing on the periphery, watching the Sanhedrin question Jesus, witnessing God’s plan for redeeming humanity unfold before his very eyes.

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