The story of Easter focuses on persistent individuals.
The word "look" as used here actually implies "to bend over and take another look".
Don't let the AGONY OF CALVARY hide the BEAUTY OF THE RESURRECTION... and don't let the PAIN of your trial obscure the PROMISE that it brings! That is "seeking the living amongst the dead!"
A lot of church folks would be surprised to meet MY JESUS! They wouldn't recognize him off the cross!
Through all of our fears, He still recognizes us and calls you by name.
Jesus was willing to take a second look at Peter in spite of his failure, and he wanted Peter to take a second look at Him in spite of the fact that he had not done what was expected!