Peter’s MINISTRY = Preaching on Day of Pentecost (Acts 2)
Peter’s MARTYRDOM (John 21:18-23)
What was Jesus predicting? (v18-19) - Peter’s future martyrdom through crucifixion (tradition says he was crucified upside down under Nero in AD67)
What does the phrase, “When you grow old” show? (v18)
That Peter still had many years of serving the Lord ahead
What did Jesus then immediately command of Peter? (v19)
What mistake did Peter immediately make? (v20-21)
He asked Jesus, “What about this man (John)?
Option #1 – That’s not fair…Why just me?
Option #2 – Concern…Not John too?
What was Jesus teaching in His response to Peter? (v22)
God deals with each of us individually
Don’t worry about others
You follow me!
Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, my friend, anyone can start right now and make a brand new end.