John 18:27 ” Again Peter denied it, and at that moment a rooster began to crow.”

Several Chapters earlier in John, Jesus had rebuked Peter’s  declaration of  solidarity  –  even to the point of dying with Jesus, by saying,  “Will you really lay down your life for Me?  I tell you the truth, before the rooster crows, you will disown Me three times.”  The moment that rooster crowed,  Peter realized just how fickle the human race could be.  And as the sound of the crowing continued, Peter began to sink deeply into fear and grief as  tears fell…for he profoundly  realized – he had disowned the Lord.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.