The Text: John 13:31-37
The Context: Jesus will soon face brutal crucifixion. Jesus and His 12 disciples meet in a borrowed place called the “upper room” to celebrate the Jewish Passover. While Judas is on his way to betray Jesus, Jesus teaches the disciples and predicts Peter’s denial.
Mark Taube delivers this weeks message, and shows how Peter has raw passion, great faith, but like us sometimes, we trust ourselves instead of God. Peter has incredible faith, but had moments of doubt, and moments of self-preservation. Association with Jesus could mean trial, jail, or death, so he cowered.