“But I have pleaded in prayer for you, Simon, that your faith should not fail. So when you have repented and turned to me again, strengthen your brothers.” (Luke 22:32 NLT)
Relate: When we make big mistakes, there is a small voice in the back of our heads telling us, “you can’t comeback from this one.” I wonder if this thought crossed Peter’s mind when he heard the rooster crow. He had been so certain that he would do anything for Christ, even go to prison or face death, yet he failed to admit to even knowing Jesus that same night. This is why he wept bitterly as he realized his failure. He had truly believed in his own strength to stand up for his beliefs, and he had failed.
Peter was not left in his failure. In…
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