Mark 14:22-31

マルコによる福音書 14:31




“But Peter insisted emphatically, ‘Even if I have to die with you, I will never disown you.’ And all the others said the same.” (vs. 31)

We should be very careful about making these kinds of statements. The problem with Peter and the other disciples here is that they don’t see their own weaknesses. Their emphatic declaration of loyalty is a kind of pride. They don’t seem to realize how hard it will be to keep their word, and that in their own strength they will fail.

And so will we. So will I.

Lord, keep me from becoming proud and stubborn. May my confidence be in YOU, not in myself. By YOUR strength, I will not deny you. May I not stop depending on YOU.


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