Good Friday Devotion - Peter's Defense and Denial
''I will die with you, I will never disown you!''
''I don't know the man!''
What is going on with Peter? He is on an emotional roller coaster.
He has been following Jesus for three years and this week everything is crashing down.
Jesus enters Jerusalem being hailed as the King!
Jesus tells his disciples (to their disbelief) that he will be crucified and that they will all scatter like scared sheep.
Peter says he will fight to the death and when the soldiers show up to take Jesus away, he pulls out his sword and cuts off the ear of one of them. Peter thinks he can take on a whole crowd of armed soldiers.
Then Peter runs away, fleeing for his life.
But Peter goes back to the courtyard to see what they ...
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