Gospel Relevance

Peter the disciple denies Jesus the Messiah. Not once or twice, but three times. Jesus predicted it would happen and it did.

“. . . And immediately the rooster crowed. And Peter remembered the saying of Jesus, “Before the rooster crows, you will deny me three times.” And he [Peter] went out and wept bitterly (Matthew 26:75).”

Jesus would later die for sin and rise for salvation as God, Savior, and Lord. Peter would later go on to preach to thousands and be one of the prominent leaders in the early Church. But I have a question.

How many times after Jesus’ resurrection do you think Peter heard a rooster crow? Roosters were an animal, in Peter’s day, that were everywhere and Peter probably heard them crowing all the time.

When his ears were met with the crows, he may have felt sick to his stomach. Maybe he had horrific…

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