Be careful what you say about yourself!

Matthew 26
Apostle Peter:


  1. I am strong!  I would never deny you!  I’m the man!
  2. Can’t pray… would rather sleep—even after Jesus’ appeal for prayer partners!
  3. Cuts off the servants ear.
  4. Runs likes a rabbit.
  5. Follows at a distance.
  6. Denies knowing Jesus at all.
  7. Weeps like a baby.

Is this the average day in the life of Peter? Is this the average day for any one of us?   Peter is in and out of consolation/ desolation.
He is ‘Peter’ confident… not ‘God’ confident.
Lessons:
  1. Don’t boast… you don’t know what you would do.  You don’t know what you would say!
  2. Pray—pray lots.  
  3. Pray some more!
  4. Repeat the first three lessons.

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