Peter was trying to protect Jesus and his ministry by cutting off the ear of the high priest’s slave. Jesus knew that the kingdom would advance by His being crucified; Peter did not understand this yet. Fighting for what we want or what we think is right is our natural instinct. Being faithful and obedient to the Lord takes intention and practice.
1. Are you quick to fight when you perceive injustice?
2. Can you relate to Peter’s reaction to the armed men?
Challenge: Pray for an opportunity to practice your faith and obedience to God.
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