Peter *said to Him, “Even if I have to die with You, I will not deny You.” All the disciples said the same thing too.
Peter *said to Him, “Lord, why can I not follow You right now? I will lay down my life for You.”
All the people answered together and said, “All that the Lord has spoken we will do!” And Moses brought back the words of the people to the Lord.
How blessed is the man who fears always,
But he who hardens his heart will fall into calamity.
A man’s pride will bring him low,
But a humble spirit will obtain honor.
But Jesus answered, “You do not know what you are asking. Are you able to drink the cup that I am about to drink?” They *said to Him, “We are able.”
Quite right, they were broken off for their unbelief, but you stand by your faith. Do not be conceited, but fear;
Therefore let him who thinks he stands take heed that he does not fall.
So then, my beloved, just as you have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your salvation with fear and trembling;
If you address as Father the One who impartially judges according to each one’s work, conduct yourselves in fear during the time of your stay on earth;