Denial of Jesus Christ
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He came to His own, and those who were His own did not receive Him.
"But to what shall I compare this generation? It is like children sitting in the market places, who call out to the other children,
"To what then shall I compare the men of this generation, and what are they like?
He came to His hometown and began teaching them in their synagogue, so that they were astonished, and said, "Where did this man get this wisdom and these miraculous powers?
Jesus went out from there and came into His hometown; and His disciples followed Him.
But false prophets also arose among the people, just as there will also be false teachers among you, who will secretly introduce destructive heresies, even denying the Master who bought them, bringing swift destruction upon themselves.
But Jesus kept silent And the high priest said to Him, "I adjure You by the living God, that You tell us whether You are the Christ, the Son of God."
Who is the liar but the one who denies that Jesus is the Christ? This is the antichrist, the one who denies the Father and the Son.
But He kept silent and did not answer Again the high priest was questioning Him, and saying to Him, "Are You the Christ, the Son of the Blessed One?"
But Peter said to Him, "Even though all may fall away, yet I will not."
When it was day, the Council of elders of the people assembled, both chief priests and scribes, and they led Him away to their council chamber, saying,
Then Jesus said to them, "You will all fall away because of Me this night, for it is written, 'I WILL STRIKE DOWN THE SHEPHERD, AND THE SHEEP OF THE FLOCK SHALL BE SCATTERED.'
And He came to Nazareth, where He had been brought up; and as was His custom, He entered the synagogue on the Sabbath, and stood up to read.
"Simon, Simon, behold, Satan has demanded permission to sift you like wheat;
"And the Father who sent Me, He has testified of Me. You have neither heard His voice at any time nor seen His form.
Then Peter, filled with the Holy Spirit, said to them, "Rulers and elders of the people,
The stone which the builders rejected Has become the chief corner stone.
Now Peter was sitting outside in the courtyard, and a servant-girl came to him and said, "You too were with Jesus the Galilean."
"He who rejects Me and does not receive My sayings, has one who judges him; the word I spoke is what will judge him at the last day.
As Peter was below in the courtyard, one of the servant-girls of the high priest came,
Then some of the scribes and Pharisees said to Him, "Teacher, we want to see a sign from You."
After they had kindled a fire in the middle of the courtyard and had sat down together, Peter was sitting among them.
As the crowds were increasing, He began to say, "This generation is a wicked generation; it seeks for a sign, and yet no sign will be given to it but the sign of Jonah.
Simon Peter was following Jesus, and so was another disciple Now that disciple was known to the high priest, and entered with Jesus into the court of the high priest,
Paul and Barnabas spoke out boldly and said, "It was necessary that the word of God be spoken to you first; since you repudiate it and judge yourselves unworthy of eternal life, behold, we are turning to the Gentiles.
Now Simon Peter was standing and warming himself So they said to him, "You are not also one of His disciples, are you?" He denied it, and said, "I am not."
"Therefore when the owner of the vineyard comes, what will he do to those vine-growers?"
So when they had finished breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, "Simon, son of John, do you love Me more than these?" He said to Him, "Yes, Lord; You know that I love You " He said to him, "Tend My lambs."
At this time Peter stood up in the midst of the brethren (a gathering of about one hundred and twenty persons was there together), and said,
"So they threw him out of the vineyard and killed him. What, then, will the owner of the vineyard do to them?
But Peter, taking his stand with the eleven, raised his voice and declared to them: "Men of Judea and all you who live in Jerusalem, let this be known to you and give heed to my words.
But when Silas and Timothy came down from Macedonia, Paul began devoting himself completely to the word, solemnly testifying to the Jews that Jesus was the Christ.
If we endure, we will also reign with Him; If we deny Him, He also will deny us;
"Therefore everyone who confesses Me before men, I will also confess him before My Father who is in heaven.
"For whoever is ashamed of Me and My words in this adulterous and sinful generation, the Son of Man will also be ashamed of him when He comes in the glory of His Father with the holy angels."
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