Giving Peter credit – Validando a Pedro

Luke 22:54-55

“So they arrested Jesus and led him away to the chief priest’s house. Peter followed at a [safe] distance.  Some men had lit a fire in the middle of the courtyard. As they sat together, Peter sat among them.”

I can hear many talking and preaching about Peter’s denial of Jesus, yet this passage talk about Peter following [at a distance] the one that he had promise “I will not deny you” (Mark: 14:29, 31). He followed Jesus to the end, even at the cost of his own life. Did you see anybody else following? I do not know you, but I will have done the same – follow at a distance -, fearful of my life, fearful of what will happen if they capture me too, Oh my brothers and sisters, not a cowardly fear, but a courageous fear… “I will be here [at a distance] until the end”. Have you hear about his restoration, his transformation? 

“Lord, even if I have to crawl in fear, I will follow you”


“Arrestaron a Jesús y lo llevaron a casa del sumo sacerdote. Pedro los siguió a cierta distancia. Encendieron un fuego en medio del patio y se sentaron alrededor. Pedro se sentó con ellos.” 

Puedo escuchar a much@s hablando y predicando acerca de la negación de Pedro, sin embargo, estos versos hablan de como Pedro siguió a Jesus [en la distancia]. Si, Pedro, el que habia prometido “Yo no te negaré” (Marcos: 14:29, 31), siguió a Jesús hasta el final, incluso a costa de su propia vida. ¿Viste a alguien mas seguirle? Yo no se de ti, pero yo hubiese hecho lo mismo – seguirlo en distancia -, temerosa por mi vida, con miedo de lo que pasaria si me capturan a mi también, Oh mis hermanos y hermanas, no un miedo de cobardia, sino un miedo de valentía … “Voy a estar aquí [en distancia] hasta el final”. ¿Has escuchado hablar de su restauración, su transformación? 

“Señor, incluso si tengo que arrastrarme en mi miedo, te seguiré”


Posted on March 28, 2014, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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