Denial

Peter denies his Lord three times - Mark 14:66 – 14:72 (commentary)

It may be that the other disciples had fled, but Peter had followed Jesus to the courtyard of the High Priests’ house (v. 66). He was bold to show up, but seeking bodily comfort near the fire got him into trouble (v. 67). Caught in a trap by being accused of being with Jesu …

Three Characteristics of Jesus - Matthew 26:31 – 26:35 (commentary)

In this passage three characteristics of Jesus are clear: We see the realism of Jesus (vv. 31-32). He foresaw what would inevitably happen and yet he went on.We see the confidence of Jesus (v. 32). “After I have been raised,” he says, “I will go before you into Gal …

Peter Denies Knowing Jesus - Luke 22:54 – 22:71 (commentary)

Jesus was given six different “trials” (three before the Jewish religious leaders and three before the Roman authorities) before He was condemned to die on a cross. First He was taken to Annas, who was a retired high priest and a very influential Jew (Jn. 18:12-13 …