Denial of Jesus Christ
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But whereunto shall I liken this generation? It is like unto children sitting in the markets, and calling unto their fellows,
And the Lord said, Whereunto then shall I liken the men of this generation? and to what are they like?
And when he was come into his own country, he taught them in their synagogue, insomuch that they were astonished, and said, Whence hath this man this wisdom, and these mighty works?
And he went out from thence, and came into his own country; and his disciples follow him.
But there were false prophets also among the people, even as there shall be false teachers among you, who privily shall bring in damnable heresies, even denying the Lord that bought them, and bring upon themselves swift destruction.
But Jesus held his peace. And the high priest answered and said unto him, I adjure thee by the living God, that thou tell us whether thou be the Christ, the Son of God.
Who is a liar but he that denieth that Jesus is the Christ? He is antichrist, that denieth the Father and the Son.
But he held his peace, and answered nothing. Again the high priest asked him, and said unto him, Art thou the Christ, the Son of the Blessed?
But Peter said unto him, Although all shall be offended, yet will not I.
And as soon as it was day, the elders of the people and the chief priests and the scribes came together, and led him into their council, saying,
Then saith Jesus unto them, All ye shall be offended because of me this night: for it is written, I will smite the shepherd, and the sheep of the flock shall be scattered abroad.
And he came to Nazareth, where he had been brought up: and, as his custom was, he went into the synagogue on the sabbath day, and stood up for to read.
And the Lord said, Simon, Simon, behold, Satan hath desired to have you, that he may sift you as wheat:
And the Father himself, which hath sent me, hath borne witness of me. Ye have neither heard his voice at any time, nor seen his shape.
Then Peter, filled with the Holy Ghost, said unto them, Ye rulers of the people, and elders of Israel,
The stone which the builders refused is become the head stone of the corner.
Now Peter sat without in the palace: and a damsel came unto him, saying, Thou also wast with Jesus of Galilee.
He that rejecteth me, and receiveth not my words, hath one that judgeth him: the word that I have spoken, the same shall judge him in the last day.
And as Peter was beneath in the palace, there cometh one of the maids of the high priest:
Then certain of the scribes and of the Pharisees answered, saying, Master, we would see a sign from thee.
And when they had kindled a fire in the midst of the hall, and were set down together, Peter sat down among them.
And when the people were gathered thick together, he began to say, This is an evil generation: they seek a sign; and there shall no sign be given it, but the sign of Jonas the prophet.
And Simon Peter followed Jesus, and so did another disciple: that disciple was known unto the high priest, and went in with Jesus into the palace of the high priest.
Then Paul and Barnabas waxed bold, and said, It was necessary that the word of God should first have been spoken to you: but seeing ye put it from you, and judge yourselves unworthy of everlasting life, lo, we turn to the Gentiles.
And Simon Peter stood and warmed himself. They said therefore unto him, Art not thou also one of his disciples? He denied it, and said, I am not.
When the lord therefore of the vineyard cometh, what will he do unto those husbandmen?
So when they had dined, Jesus saith to Simon Peter, Simon, son of Jonas, lovest thou me more than these? He saith unto him, Yea, Lord; thou knowest that I love thee. He saith unto him, Feed my lambs.
And in those days Peter stood up in the midst of the disciples, and said, (the number of names together were about an hundred and twenty,)
So they cast him out of the vineyard, and killed him. What therefore shall the lord of the vineyard do unto them?
But Peter, standing up with the eleven, lifted up his voice, and said unto them, Ye men of Judaea, and all ye that dwell at Jerusalem, be this known unto you, and hearken to my words:
And when Silas and Timotheus were come from Macedonia, Paul was pressed in the spirit, and testified to the Jews that Jesus was Christ.
If we suffer, we shall also reign with him: if we deny him, he also will deny us:
Whosoever therefore shall confess me before men, him will I confess also before my Father which is in heaven.
Whosoever therefore shall be ashamed of me and of my words in this adulterous and sinful generation; of him also shall the Son of man be ashamed, when he cometh in the glory of his Father with the holy angels.
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