Contributed by Geoffrey Foot on Mar 3, 2018
Jesus predicts His death and Peter doesn't want this to happen, but Jesus' reaction is quite nasty: 'Get behind me Satan'. This seems so out of character for Jesus - so what is going on here?
THE CROSS IS A WAY OF LIVING.
MT. 16: 21-27; Mark 8: 31-38
Today’s gospel reading is quite a strange story in the life of Jesus – He is quite nasty, definitely out of character.
But the important thing here is to read or hear this story in the context of Peter’s human nature.
This is the