Contributed by Seth Lawson on Mar 9, 2018
Jesus gives Peter … and us … hope! Hope that failure is not final. There is hope even in the midst of our struggle that our faith would not fail and that we, as Peter, can turn once again back to the Lord.
[Here is a link to a youtube video of me preaching this sermon: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hLFppHEJ0fY ]
From their very first encounter, we see a special connection between Jesus and Peter. We find this in the Gospel of John chapter 1 and verse 42 where they first meet. It says that