After Peter Denied Jesus, He Was Redeemed by Tears

Our tears can be a reminder that the world is not as it should be.

Michael Murray
Mar 13, 2020 · 6 min read
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Overtaken by Fear

When was the last time you were gripped by fear?

Jesus Knows How Scary the World Is

Throughout their time together, Jesus reminded his disciples not to be afraid. You only need that reminder if there are scary things out there.

Healed by the Grace of Tears

I can’t imagine how heartbreaking it was for Peter to see Jesus right after his third denial. At this point, it’s morning, and the religious leaders are sending Jesus to Pilate for a formal trial. Jesus’ face is bloodied from the beating he took the night before. As Peter sees his friend in this helpless state, he fills with shame. And he begins weeping uncontrollably.

Be Thankful When the Rooster Crows

Peter realized how broken he was when the rooster crowed. We all have moments when we are snapped back into reality and remember how much we fall short in life.

Nobody Left Out

A place for messy, broken people (like me!).

Michael Murray

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Just a broken, messy guy trying to follow Jesus one shaky step at a time. Born with cerebral palsy. Get my free 5-day devotional here ➜ https://bit.ly/36wHUj6.

Nobody Left Out

A place for messy, broken people (like me!). Because God doesn’t want anyone left out.

Michael Murray

Written by

Just a broken, messy guy trying to follow Jesus one shaky step at a time. Born with cerebral palsy. Get my free 5-day devotional here ➜ https://bit.ly/36wHUj6.

Nobody Left Out

A place for messy, broken people (like me!). Because God doesn’t want anyone left out.

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